Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

SAMHSA National Mental Health Information Center

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.


Mental Health America (MHA)

Mental Health America’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.


Cornerstone Montgomery Transition Age Youth (TAY) Programs

Cornerstone Transition Age Youth (TAY) programs help young adults with mental health concerns reach their goals.


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: National Capital Area Chapter

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: National Capital Area Chapter provides peer support, education, and advocacy for individuals impacted by depression and bipolar disorder in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DC

NAMI DC is the District of Columbia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization providing advocacy, education, support, and public awareness.


Resource Guide for Washington, DC Organizations

This resource guide lists organizations in Washington, DC that offer assistance in areas including housing, harm reduction, safer sex and STI testing, food, clothing, legal, health care, and social support.