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Psychiatric Conditions / Behavior Genetics

(Depression, Affective Disorders, Mental Illness, Schizophrenia, Manic-Depression, Bipolar, Alcoholism, other)

National Institute Of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 8184, MSC 9663, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 U.S.A.
Phone: 301. 443.4513, Fax: 301.443.4279
Mental Illness conditions\ information for public (autism, bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, other)
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA)
Meyer 3-181, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287-7381
Phone: 410.955.4647 (Baltimore, MD) or 202.955.5800 (Washington, D.C.)
Web page:
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
2101 Wilson Blvd, #302, Arlington VA 22201
Phone: 703.524.7600 or 800.950.6264
Schizophrenia Genetic Risks: A Guide to Genetic Counseling for Consumers, Their Families, and Mental Health Workers, Gottesman and Molden, 1999
Schizophrenia Resources
National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association (NDMDA)
730 North Franklin, Suite 501, Chicago IL 60610-3526
Phone: 800.826.3632 or 312.642.0049
National Foundation for Depressive Illness, Inc.
P.O. Box 2257, New York, NY 20116.2257
Phone: 800.248.4344
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
1021 Prince Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Phone: 703.684.7722 or 800.969.6642
National Mental Health Resource Center
American Psychiatric Association
1400 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.682.6000, Fax: 202.682.6114
American Psychoanalytic Association
309 East 49th Street, New York, New York 10017
Phone 212.752.0450
Fax: 212.593.0571, Fax-on-demand: 212.980.1831
Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA)
200-237 Argyle, Ottawa, ON K2P 1B8
Phone: 613.234.2815 or 1.800.267.1555, Fax: 613.234.9857

Alcoholism and Genetics

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Genetics Program , 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 16C-05
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301.443-4223
Genetics of Alcoholism, Alcohol Alert
National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 1.800.729.6686

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