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American Psychological Association

Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

Cobb and Douglas County Community Services Board

Provides mental health services such as work initiatives and access to natural community support groups through the reduction of stigma.

Horticultural Therapy Institute

The Horticultural Therapy Institute provides education and training in horticultural therapy to those new to, or experienced with, the practice of using gardening and plants to improve the lives of others”.

Mental Health America – Schizoaffective Disorder

“Schizoaffective disorder symptoms look like a mixture of two kinds of major mental illnesses that are usually thought to run in different families, involve different brain mechanisms, develop in different ways, and respond to different treatments: mood (affective) disorders and schizophrenia”.

Mental Wellness Today

Published four times a year by Bill MacPhee, who himself has schizophrenia. Major feature articles, including features from past issues, are posted on the website.

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

Provides information for consumers and survivors so that they have a voice in the development of health care, mental health and social policies on the state and national level.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia

NAMI works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans and their families living with severe mental illnesses.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18.

A non-profit community providing in-depth information, support and education related to schizophrenia, a disorder of the brain and mind. Includes forums for consumers, families and professionals.

Schizophrenia Bulletin

Schizophrenia Bulletin seeks to review recent developments empirically regarding the etiology and treatment of schizophrenia.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Schizophrenia

Provides information on a variety of issues, conditions and mental health disorders and includes information on payment for mental health services and explains the rights of individuals on everything related to mental illness.

WebMD Schizophrenia Health Center

Provides an overview on schizophrenia with information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, managing and support/services.

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