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Administration for Children & Families
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s medical research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFDA contains detailed program descriptions for 2,185 Federal assistance programs
A libertarian think tank. Information on domestic and international issues
CLASP is a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty nonprofit advancing policy solutions for low-income people.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Reports on healthcare issues and information on the impact policies have on the system. A current news line. The impact of the uninsured is frequently covered . National & International data.
A conservative think tank. Information on both domestic and international policy issues
MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor.
Pew Research Center
A nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
Social Work Policy Institute (NASW)
The Social Work Policy Institute examines issues that relate to the work of social workers, including how to serve people who have multiple or complex needs and how public agencies and other structures deliver health and human services.
The Urban Institute
Independent, non-partisan think tank. Conducts research & evaluates programs and social policy; includes crime & justice programs
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