Helpful Links

Advocacy Organizations

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP has established a Virtual Collaboratory for Suicide Studies. One goal of this VCSS is to provide an online community for suicide researchers to share research information and interact for educational purposes.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to informing the public, health care professionals, and legislators that anxiety disorders are real, serious, and treatable.

Schizophrenia Research Forum

The Schizophrenia Research Forum web site is sponsored by NARSAD, the Mental Health Research Association, and supported in part by a contract from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)

A parent-led, not-for-profit, Web-based membership organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, pediatric bipolar disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (OCF)

An international not-for-profit organization composed of people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, their families, friends, professionals and other concerned individuals.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

A patient-directed national organization that fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand.

Goverment Agencies

National Institute on Drug Abuse - (NIDA)

The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction from the National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - (NIAAA)

NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment.

National Institute of Mental Health - (NIMH)

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

Other Resources

American Brain Coalition (ABC)

The American Brain Coalition is a non-profit organization comprised of some of the United States’ leading professional neurological, psychological, and psychiatric associations and patient organizations. Together, we seek to advance the understanding of the functions of the brain, and to reduce the burden of brain disorders through public advocacy.

Brain Facts

The site is a public information initiative of The Kavli Foundation, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the Society for Neuroscience, all leading global nonprofit organizations working to advance brain research. Leading neuroscientists from around the world form the editorial board.

Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum

Worlwide Research for Better Patient Care. CINP aims to further research, education and clinical care,in Neuropsychopharmacology world-wide.

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) which was established in 1987 on the initiative of European Scientists working in the field of neuropsychopharmacology, aims to encourage research and facilitate communication of ideas in the convergent disciplines.

FASEB topical themes in the Biomedical Sciences (PDF 16Kb)

A FASEB subcommittee chaired by Dr. James E. Barrett is requesting suggestions for potential topics to contribute to two series, The Breakthroughs and The Horizons.

International Network for the History of Neuropsychopharmacology

The International Network for the History of Neuropsychopharmacology (INHN) was first proposed in early 2012. It evolved from discussions among several editors involved in previous efforts to document the history of the field.

National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse

The NHSN brings together scientists and students from the US, Latin America and Spain to promote new discoveries in Hispanic drug abuse research and to train and mentor the most promising young scientists to succeed in drug abuse research careers.

Task Force Reports

For reports and recommendations regarding issues of social importance, read the latest ACNP Task Force Reports.

Community Education

See community initiatives funded in part by the ACNP that help people learn more about mental health and read about winners of our Outreach Initiative Awards in the Community Education Programs section.

History of NPP

The ACNP has collected video taped interviews with many of the pioneers in the field of psychopharmacology.