The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) is the only national, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization to represent state mental health commissioners/directors and their agencies.
The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting state agencies in developing effective, efficient service delivery systems that furnish high-quality supports to people with developmental disabilities.
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.
The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities.
The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) serves as the national voice of State and Territorial Councils on Developmental Disabilities.
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.
Three expert international workgroups convened by the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) have issued the first new criteria and guidelines to diagnose Alzheimer's disease in 27 years.