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Alzheimer's Disease International is the umbrella organization of Alzheimer associations around the world, which offer support and information to people with dementia and their caregivers.

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is the largest professional organization representing child and adolescent psychiatrists in the United States with individual corresponding members worldwide.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is a public hospital providing direct patient care for people with mental health and addiction problems.

Department of Mental Health, Thailand is responsible for promotion of mental health, protection of mental health problems, cure and rehabilitation from mental health for all citizens as well as to develop technology appropriate for carrying out the work

The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions is an umbrella group for national organizations representing child and adolescent psychiatrists and allied professions.

The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) was established in 1961 as an organisation of laypersons and professionals interested in the medical and non-medical aspects of epilepsy.

The International League Against Epilepsy, founded by a group of international neurologists in Budapest in 1909, is a global professional non-profit international organization, and a non-governmental organization in official relations with the World Health Organization.

NARSAD is the largest donor-supported organization in the world devoted exclusively to funding scientific research on psychiatric brain disorders.

National Institute of Mental Health is part of the National Institutes of Health, a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIMH is working to improve mental health through biomedical research on mind, brain, and behavior.

NIMHANS provides training and services in the areas of psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery.

NINDS is part of the National Institutes of Health, a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NINDS is a leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime.

The WFMH was founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health

The World Psychiatric Association and its 123 Member Societies are concerned with the scientific and ethical advancement of psychiatry and mental health across the world.


Dr Nazneen Anwar
Regional Adviser, Mental Health
WHO Regional Office for South- East Asia
New Delhi 110002, India
Phone: 91-11-23370804 (Ext. 26572)
Email: anwarna@who.int