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    Programs that maintain lists of mutual support groups and link individuals who are in need of this type of service with a local group that meets their needs.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Acquired Brain Injury Network of PennsylvaniaProviding information, support, presentations, training and a free monthly newsletter about acquired brain injury. MontgomeryAcquired Brain Injury Network of PennsylvaniaAcquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania
    American Foundation for Suicide PreventionSupports research to better understand suicide and its prevention; provides information about depression and suicide to professionals, the media and the public; publicizes the magnitude of the problems of depression and suicide, advocates for policies and legislation that can help prevent suicide and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide; and offers programs offering support and opportunities for involvement to survivors of suicide loss. American Foundation for Suicide PreventionAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Brain Injury Association of PennsylvaniaRaises awareness of brain safety through education and advocacy. Provides education and training about brain injury to medical personnel, police officers and social service agencies. Hosts educational brain safety fairs at various locations throughout the state. The Brain Injury Resource Line (BIRL) is a toll free number which provides support, compassion, and information about brain injury resources available in the caller's area (leave a message if no answer). Maintains a listing of brain injury support groups around the state. Brain STEPS school re-entry program provides training to educators and parents to make sure they understand the effects of brain injury, the resulting challenges, and the supports and interventions that will help students with brain injuries be successful in school. CumberlandBrain Injury Association of PennsylvaniaBrain Injury Association of America
    Co-Dependents AnonymousCoDependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Website has information about co-dependency and a searchable listing of meetings in the United States and worldwide.Co-Dependents AnonymousCo-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.
    Council on Compulsive Gambling of PennsylvaniaTo disseminate information and educate the public on compulsive gambling. Provides speakers, workshops, seminars, and information on compulsive gambling to business, industry and labor groups, schools and colleges, health care facilities, churches and other community organizations. Also provides a telephone hotline and information on gambling anonymous meetings held throughout the state. The National Council on Problem Gambling 730 11th Street, NW, Suite 601, Washington, DC 20001 202-547-9206 Fax www.ncpgambling.org; ncpg@ncpgambling.orgPhiladelphiaCouncil on Compulsive Gambling of PennsylvaniaCouncil on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania
    Depression and Bipolar Support AlliancePatient-directed national organization provides scientifically based tools and information written in plain language about mood disorders. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments, and discover cures. The organization also works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably. Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceDepression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Hepatitis C Support ProjectHepatitis C virus (HCV) education, support and advocacy. Provides information on support groups in the USA, produces and disseminates educational materials on HCV and offers training workshops for care providers and others impacted by HCV. Hepatitis C Support ProjectHepatitis C Support Project
    National Alliance on Mental IllnessGrassroots mental health advocacy organization focuses on educating the public about mental illness to reduce the stigma associated with it, advocating for laws and policies supportive of individuals with mental illness and helping individuals with mental illness connect with support groups in their communities. National Alliance on Mental IllnessNational Alliance on Mental Illness
    National Stepfamily Resource CenterPrimary objective is to serve as a clearinghouse of information, linking family science research and best practices in working with couples and children in step families.National Stepfamily Resource CenterNational Stepfamily Resource Center
    Overeaters Anonymous - Support GroupsA program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. There are face to face meetings throughout the United States, as well as online meetings. To find a support group, please visit their Web page.Overeaters AnonymousOvereaters Anonymous
    Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a twelve step program for men and women who have an addiction to sex and/or love and want to do something about it. The web site has information on locating face to face or online meetings.Sex and Love Addicts AnonymousSex and Love Addicts Anonymous
    United Ostomy Associations of AmericaA national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States. United Ostomy Associations of AmericaUnited Ostomy Associations of America

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