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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.


Screening for Mental Health

This site provides facts about mood and anxiety disorders, a suicide prevention guide for adults and teens and a locator of National Depression Screening Sites.

Information for Parents and Teens

This site provides guides to understanding attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and clinical depression: causes, symptoms and treatment options.

Support and Advocacy

The Connections Place

The Connections Place offers a four-month job preparedness program in order to help people with borderline personality disorder identify and obtain meaningful professional work.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City Metro

NAMI-NYC Metro provides support, education and advocacy for families and individuals who live with mental illness. Services include support groups, courses about mental illnesses and their treatments, informational updates for its members, and educational outreach. Their Helpline provides information and referrals, and can be reached at 212-684-3264.


Blanton-Peale Counseling Center

Accepts many forms of insurance for counseling and therapy, and offers a sliding scale for the uninsured. Call the client coordinator for details about an initial consultation.

Henry Street Settlement Outpatient Mental Health Services

Offers outpatient mental health services, psychiatric day treatment, crisis services, HIV/AIDS and bereavement counseling, Asian bi-cultural services, vocational rehabilitation, parenting education and job training opportunities to New York City residents.

Metropolitan Center for Mental Health

Offers low-cost psychological treatment for people with emotional problems. Fees are on a sliding scale; services are insurance reimbursable and Medicaid is accepted.

Southern California Counseling Center

Provides high-quality psychological counseling to people with limited income, and develops and maintains responsive programs meeting the psychological needs of Southern California's multi-cultural community.

The Maple Counseling Center (TMCC)

TMCC's mission is to provide low cost comprehensive mental health services to individuals, couples, families, and groups throughout Los Angeles County.

Women's Clinic & Family Counseling Center

The Women's Clinic & Family Counseling Center promotes women's health and well-being by providing affordable reproductive and gynecological services and therapeutic counseling in an atmosphere of individual attention and respect.

Alzheimers Disease

The Alzheimer's Association

Supports those in need of information, education and support regarding Alzheimer's in a variety of ways, which includes a 24-hour hotline, local organizational chapters, a publication and free library access, online resources, an online community, conferences, and wanderer's security program, in addition to raising funds for research and advocacy.

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

Dedicates itself to finding the cause, the cure, and care improvement for individuals with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Offers online resources that provides information about Alzheimer's, as well as a newsletter, a magazine, and workshops.

Companion Services

Jewish Association Serving the Aging

Offers citywide friendly visiting, teleconnect and escort services to homebound, isolated and frail seniors.

Visiting Neighbors

Visiting Neighbors serve seniors in lower Manhattan, south of 30th St., from the East River to the Hudson. Volunteer visitors help seniors alleviate loneliness and isolation, escort seniors to medical appointments, assist with errands and shopping. Additional programs include health advocacy, socialization and case assistance for the "oldest elderly."

Elder Abuse

Adult Protective Services

A state-mandated case management program that arranges for services and support for mentally or physically impaired adults who are at risk for harm.