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Sites of Interest

MindFreedom International

MindFreedom is a shining example of how mental people can come together and advocate of the betterment of all. MindFreedom is one of the few recognized and independent political voices for those of us with a psychiatric diagnosis. Through MindFreedom mental people are challenging the status quo in the mental health system and in the broader political arena.

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

Mission: The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) will ensure that consumer/survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental health, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

Here you'll find the latest information on mental health and consumer/survivor issues. We include updates on important issues, linking you to news sources, funding opportunities and the most recent developments in the consumer/survivor movement. You'll also find conference announcements and job postings from across the nation.


The Virginia Organization of Consumers Asserting Leadership (VOCAL) is a statewide nonprofit organization of people in mental health recovery. If you are a mental person wanting to advocate in Virginia, VOCAL will do their best to assist you. VOCAL has been immensely helpful to BCE.

Virginia Peer Support Coalition

The mission of the Virginia Peer Support Coalition is to promote the growth and quality of Peer Support Services, develop a strong and united Peer Workforce, and advocate for Recovery and Systems Transformation in Virginia.

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