The Empowerment Agency believes in providing the community with education and resources that will empower them to reach success. For more information on issues and resources that impact individuals see below. If you are looking for information that is not available please feel free to contact us and one of our agents will contact you.
Behavioral Health Resources
nATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (nami)
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. Visit the website at www.nami.org. Spanish version of website available.
Mental Health oF aMERICA
Mental Health America (MHA) - founded in 1909 - is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it; with recovery as the goal. Visit the website at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net.
Suicide Prevention Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273- TALK (8255)
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Visit the website at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
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. Visit the website at www.afsp.org.
National Alliance for Caregiving - (301) 718-8444
Established in 1996, the National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. The Alliance conducts research, does policy analysis, develops national best-practice programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues. Visit the website at www.caregiving.org.
Women Against Alzheimers
UsAgainstAlzheimer’s was founded in 2010 to disrupt and diversify the movement to cure Alzheimer’s. Through urgent and inclusive mobilization, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s has worked to dramatically increase funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia research. Visit the website at www.usagainstalzheimers.org.
AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. Visit the website at www.aarp.org.