Active Minds
An organization whose mission it is to de-stigmatize mental health disorders on college campuses nationwide, indeed around the world.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
AACAP’s mission is the promotion of mentally healthy children, adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and collaboration. The organization has membership throughout Pennsylvania.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disabilities.

Building Blocks for Youth
An alliance of children’s advocates, researchers, law enforcement professionals and community organizers that seeks to protect minority youth in the justice system and promote rational and effective justice policies.

The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
An independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates and parents established to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities.

United States Congress – Pennsylvania Delegation

Youth M.O.V.E National
A youth led national organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.

Sesame Street for Military Families 
This critical tool helps military families and their young children cope with the challenges of deployment and build resilience in times of separation and change.

Suicide & Depression Awareness for Students. People contemplating suicide or experiencing the depths of a severe depression need to know they are not alone. From teenagers to college students, LGBT to the elderly, people struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts need options, reassurance, hope and help.


County CASSP and Children’s Mental Health
These individuals are funded by the county to serve as a resource to family members, providers and others who need assistance with services.

Disabilities Rights Network of Pennsylvania
An independent, nonprofit agency mandated by the federal government to protect and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.

Education Law Center
A non-profit legal advocacy and educational organization, dedicated to ensuring that all of Pennsylvania’s children have access to a quality public education.

Juvenile Law Center
Through legal advocacy, research, publications, public education and training, Juvenile Law Center works to ensure that the child welfare, juvenile justice and other public systems provide vulnerable children with the protection and services they need to become happy, healthy and productive adults.

Network of Care for Mental/Behavioral Health
A resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health.

Office of Medical Assistance Programs (OMAP)
OMAP, part of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, assures access to quality healthcare for Pennsylvanians eligible for Medical Assistance.

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)
OMHSAS, part of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, is responsible for managing the state mental hospitals, and providing funding and oversight for Community Mental Health Services, HealthChoices Behavorial Health Services and Substance Abuse Services.

Pennsylvania Bulletin (online)
Includes Statewide and local court rules; the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; and State agency notices.

Pennsylvania Families Incorporated (PFI)
A statewide family organization linking families of children with special needs to support and information on mental health, drug and alcohol, child welfare, juvenile justice, and education. Website includes a self-listing of family support resources. Email: Phone: 800-947-4941

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
PHLP provides free legal services and advocacy to Pennsylvanians having trouble accessing publicly funded health care coverage or services.

Pennsylvania General Assembly – Electronic Bill Room
Search bills and resolutions before the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Pennsylvania Senate


Allegheny County

Allegheny Family Network

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Beaver County

Mental Health Association in Beaver County

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Berks County

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance

Berks Community Prevention Partnership

Bucks County

Bucks County Life Program

NAMI, Bucks County

Butler County

Mental Health Association in Butler County

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Carbon County

The Advocacy Alliance

Chester County

Child and Family Focus

NAMI PA of Chester County

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Southeast

Delaware County

Delaware County Family Empowerment Satisfaction Team (MHASP)

Parent Empowerment Through Advocacy & Knowledge (MHASP)

Parents Involved Network (MHASP)

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Southeast

Erie County

NAMI PA of Erie County

Fayette County

Mental Health Association of Fayette County

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Forest County


Huntingdon County

The Advocacy Alliance

Juniata County

The Advocacy Alliance

Lackawanna County

The Advocacy Alliance

Lancaster County

Mental Health Association in Lancaster County 

Lawrence County

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Lebanon County

Mental Health Association of Lebanon County

Luzerne County

The Advocacy Alliance

Mercer County


Mifflin County

The Advocacy Alliance

Monroe County

The Advocacy Alliance

Montgomery County

Family Mentor & Advocacy Network

Family Empowerment Satisfaction Teams (MHASP)

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Southeast

Philadelphia County

Mental Health Partnerships

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Southeast

Pike County

The Advocacy Alliance

Susquehanna County

The Advocacy Alliance

Warren County


Washington County

Mental Health Association of Washington County

NAMI of Southwestern PA

Wayne County

The Advocacy Alliance

Westmoreland County

Mental Health Association of Westmoreland County

NAMI of Southwestern PA