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Widely recognized organizations aiming to destigmatize mental health

Mental Health Organizations

Prevent Suicide NJ (PSNJ) is the Garden State’s most comprehensive resource for suicide prevention. PSNJ strives to collaborate with state departments, professional and community organizations, schools and families to reduce suicide, diminish the stigma of suicide, and support those touched by suicide.

Browse through these resources and learn how to reach out for help.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

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World Health Organization

WHO is the United Nations agency that connects nations, partners and people to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere can attain the highest level of health. WHO leads global efforts to expand universal health coverage and coordinates world’s response to health emergencies.

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The Mental Health Coalition

A coalition of the leading mental health organizations, brands, and individuals who have joined forces to end the stigma surrounding mental health and to change the way people talk about, and care for, mental illness.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. NAMI also shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.

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