Links and Resources
Support & Advocacy Groups
Northern Virginia Chapter
The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.
It Gets Better Project
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth
The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
N.A.M.I. Northern Virginia
From its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Zero to Three
National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families
ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses.