Resources & Organizations

Here are a list of organizations that can provide you with further resources, help, consultation, and support. Please note that the Joy Project neither endorses or is being sponsored by these organization, and cannot hold responsibility for their services.

 

Mental Health and Counseling Organizations (click to expand)

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Other U.S. Mental Health Resources (click to expand)

Anxiety Disorders»

 

Domestic Violence, Rape, Sexual Assault»

 

PTSD and Trauma Treatment»

 

Suicide Hotlines and Prevention»

 

 

 

NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION

 

EATING DISORDER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION CENTER

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS (ANAD)

  • http://www.anad.org/
  • Helpline: (630) 577-1330 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time)

 

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY

 

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PASTORAL COUNSELORS

 

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

  • (202) 682-6000 or (202) 682-6325
  • KEN-97 1400 K Street NW, Suite 501 Washington, DC 20005
  • Can provide referrals

 

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

  • http://helping.apa.org
  • Phone: (202) 336-5700
  • Fax: (202) 336-5708
  • 750 First Street NE Washington, DC 20002-4242
  • Can provide referrals

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

  • http://www.nmha.org
  • Phone: (703) 684-7722 or 1-800-969-NMHA (6642)
  • Fax: (703) 684-5968
  • Can provide referrals

 

EATING DISORDERS RESOURCE CENTER (EDRC)

 

BULIMIA/ANOREXIA SELF-HELP (BASH)

  • 522 North New Ballas Rd. Suite 206 St. Louis, MO 63141

 

ANOREXIA/BULIMIA TREATMENT AND EDUCATION CENTER (ABTEC)

  • Phone: 1-800-22-ABTEC (1-800-222-2832)
  • 621 South New Ballas Rd. Suite 7019B St. Louis, MO 63141

ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND BULIMIA QUEBEC

 

BULIMIA ANOREXIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION

 

MONTREAUX COUNSELLING CENTRES

 

MOOD DISORDERS SOCIETY OF CANADA

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION

 

CARALINE

  •  Eating disorders helpline: 01582 457 474

BODYWHYS

 

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION

  • Phone: 01 412 6690

ANOREXIA BULIMIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION

  • Phone: (08) 8212 1644

 

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC.

 

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION OF NZ

The Anxiety Disorders of America

 

The Anxiety Panic Internet Resource (TAPIR)

 

Healing Well — Anxiety-Panic Resource Center

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

 

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

 

Joshua Children’s Foundation

  • http://www.joshuachildrensfoundation.org/
  • Created for purpose of assisting victims of childhood sexual abuse. Designed to assist both adults and children who have suffered from childhood sex abuse. Also provides education and information for prevention of child sex abuse.

Trauma Center

 

David Baldwin’s Trauma Information Pages

 

Sidran Institute

  • http://www.sidran.org/
  • A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders.

 

The Center

  • http://www.thecenteratpiw.com/
  • Phone: (202) 885-5771
  • 4226 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. Washington DC 20016
  • Medical Director: Joan Turkus, M.D.
  • The Center provides short-term, directed inpatient treatment for adults who exhibit acute symptoms associated with post-traumatic and dissociative disorders. The Day Center, a partial hospitalization option, is available for those who do not require 24-hour care.

 

River Oaks Hospital

  • http://www.riveroakshospital.com/
  • 1525 River Oaks Road W. New Orleans, LA 70123
  • Phone: 1-800-366-1740 or (504) 734-1740
  • Offers treatment for acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders.

Note: We are not equipped to assist anyone who is dealing with a major crisis, or considering suicide, or who needs immediate attention. Please call 911 if you need immediate assistance.

But as another resource, here are some links for help in crisis situations:

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 

Suicide Hotlines

 

Teen 2 Teen Line

 

The Trevor Project

 

California Youth Crisis Line

 

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

 

Idaho Suicide Prevention Research Project

 

Path Crisis Center

 

S.A.F.E. Alternatives: Self Abuse Finally Ends

 

Covenant Line: Nine House

 

National Runaway Switchboard

  • http://www.covenanthouse.org/nineline/
  • Hotline: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-726-2929)
  • For teenagers thinking of running from home, friends of a runaway, or a runaway ready to go home. Also provides information to teachers and other interested individuals.

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