AAAP (American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry): Information, support and training (Buprenorphine) for those with addiction, substance use and mental disorders.
AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry): Information and resources in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral and mental disorders that affect children and adolescents.
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder): A non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD offers support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
IPN (Intervention Project for Nurses): The mission of IPN is to ensure public health and safety by providing an avenue for swift intervention/close monitoring and advocacy of nurses whose practice may be impaired due to the use, misuse, or abuse of alcohol or drugs, or a mental and/or physical condition.
Mayo Clinic: Experts provide current medical information
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): A non-profit grassroots, self-help and advocacy organization of consumers, friends and families.
National Institute on Drug Abuse: Provides information regarding the complexity of the illness and effective treatments approaches available. Clarification of use of medication, behavioral treatment, and education are included.
NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health): Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research.
PRN (Professionals Resource Network/Impaired Practitioners Program of Florida): One of two programs in Florida designated to matters relating to practitioner impairment; consults and works closely with the DOH, DBPR in regard to impairment related mitigation factors during disciplinary proceedings; a non-profit organization funded through a contract with DOH to implement the statutorily mandated Impaired Practitioners Program.
Roxanne Permesly, LMHC: Roxanne is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Family Mediator. She provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families with an emphasis on self-esteem, attachment issues, relationship problems, and communication repair. Roxanne has a diversity of skills which aid her in varying the treatment to fit the particular person and situation presented. She creates a close, supportive relationship in the counseling setting to assist each person in moving forward through open discussion, developing personal insight, and offering workable suggestions.