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The Missouri Eating Disorders Association’s mission is to bring hope, compassion and understanding to the fight against eating disorders. We are committed to providing education, resources and advocacy that will change the conversation around eating disorders. We strive to bring understanding and support to those treating or affected by this terrible and serious disease.
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The Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation was founded in 2013 in memory of Matthew, who took his own life in January 2006. He was a compassionate and intelligent young man with limitless potential that chose a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Unfortunately, this choice is all too common amongst our youth in today's climate. The rate of suicide among persons 10-24 has increased by 56% between 2007-2017, affecting young adults regardless of race, religion, gender and socio-economical background. Experiencing the hardship that came with the lose of our founder’s son, he was motivated to find meaning and purpose after Matt’s passing. Ron Silverman wanted to reduce the possibility that any family has to go through the pain that he has gone through. With that hope, the birth of the Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation (MSMF) was formed with the main goal opening the dialogue on mental health between youth, parents and educators.
Our foundation is a nonprofit public charity that strives to backdown the stigmatism that surrounds mental health, primarily focusing on our youth. We provide financial and programmatic support as well as mental health program for teens, young adults, teacher and parents throughout the country. We covered over 99% of the expenses for programming, which can cost up to $10,000.00 per school, per year. Since the inception of our school programming in 2015 we have presented in over 150 institutions and 319 programs in elementary, middle, high schools, colleges and community centers across the United States. We have now reached over 360,000 students, parents and faculty but we need to do more.
Below you will find a list of some of the programs that we offer:
- Parent Training
- Faculty Training
- Student Curriculum
- School Clubs
- Community Events
- Signs of Suicide Program
- Student Assemblies with speakers that discuss a range of mental health issues (i.e. Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, OCD ect). The topics are curtailed to whatever you choose
The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a unique organization, and one of the only of its kind in Ontario. We provide free counselling support and specialized programming to children, youth and families as they navigate the difficult journey of living with terminal illness, traumatic loss and grief. Our small team of dedicated counsellors and staff design and deliver support to young people impacted by illness, suicide, homicide and sudden death. All of our programs strive to support, educate and empower families to learn to live with loss and grief in a way that helps to make life feel manageable and meaningful again.
Our programs help to increase the resiliency of children, youth and families by supporting emotional literacy and family communication, building community and connection, reactivating social skills, promoting healthier relationships with family and peers, improving mental health and family systems, and decreasing the feelings of isolation and loneliness so common to the experience of living with terminal illness and grief.
Key Programs: One-on-one counselling for children/youth, Family Programming/Parenting Group/Information Sessions, Youth Program (peer support group & leadership training), Camp Erin (3day bereavement camp), Professional Education and Consultation.
The mission of our schizophrenia association is: to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.
The Schizophrenia Society of Canada is a national registered charity that has been in operation since 1979.
We work with 10 provincial societies to help individuals with schizophrenia and their families have a better quality of life while we search for a cure. At SSC we are committed to:
Raising awareness and educating the public to help reduce mental disorders stigma and discrimination
Supporting families and individuals
Advocating for legislative change and improved schizophrenia treatment and mental health services
Supporting research through the SSC Foundation and other independent efforts.
Women Against Abuse, Inc. is the leading domestic violence service provider in Philadelphia. We serve an average of nearly 12,000 people each year through emergency safe havens and transitional housing, legal representation, community-based supportive services, trauma-informed behavioral health therapy, hotline counseling, community education, advocacy, and technical assistance.
MAMH convenes stakeholders across the behavioral health and public health community to address policy, budget and legal issues affecting those at risk for or living with behavioral health conditions. We disseminate knowledge emerging from clinical research, program evaluation and innovation developments to inform and activate diverse audiences in the Commonwealth and beyond. MAMH solves problems in disparities in benefits and access to care through strategic advocacy partnerships. We target reforms in public policy, service delivery and payment methods to improve access to care and end disparities in receipt of a broad range of benefits, treatments and recovery supports upon which our constituents depend to protect and improve their mental health and well being.
Ulman is a non-profit located in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to creating a community of support for adolescents and young adults, and their families, impacted by cancer. We provide direct support services including on-site AYA patient navigators, remote navigation, support groups, social support as well as survivorship programming. Our focus is to meet patients where they are and to engage, encourage, educate and empower our patients to live well with a cancer diagnosis.
Caregivers Alberta is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting the wellness of family caregivers across the province. Caregivers assist a family member or friend with challenges resulting from illness, disability, or aging. They are the spouses, parents, siblings, neighbors and friends who have chosen to take on the responsibility of caring for a loved one. Caregivers Alberta offers online and in-person programs across Alberta.
For more information visit our website: www.caregiversalberta.ca or call our toll-free number 1-877-453-5088
Awe in Autism provides inspiration and encouragement to those impacted by autism, including those who care for children or adults with autism as well as adults on the spectrum. The AweinAutism.org website features a gallery of original works of art, music, literature, poetry, photography and video created or inspired by people with autism; in addition, Awe in Autism features such works through live arts exhibitions.