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National Advocates for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Volunteer talks with you about mental illness. 800.950.6264.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information on depression, panic disorder, anxiety disorder. Women and aging emphasis. Depression awareness program (D/ART). 800.421.4211.
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
Referrals to doctors. 800.969.6642.
National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association (NMDA)
Brochures, support group information, booklist. 800.826.3632. Seattle Chapter #5640, call Rhonda Syphax, 206.748.1577.
National Foundation for Depressive Illness (NFDI)
Consumer information, referrals to doctors. 800.248.4344.
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