Patient-Centered Research

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) helps people make informed healthcare decisions, and improves healthcare delivery and outcomes, by producing and promoting high-integrity, evidence-based information that comes from research guided by patients, caregivers, and the broader healthcare community.

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Mental Health Advocacy

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


Peer Support

Mental Health America (MHA) believes that peer support is a unique and essential element of recovery-oriented mental health and substance abuse systems. Learn more about their roles and the research.


Rural Mental Health Education and Networking

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) promotes the linkage of diverse, rural mental health voices through its activities as a membership organization. As a national organization, NARMH provides a forum for rural mental health professionals, advocates, and consumers to identify issues and problems, share innovative solutions and model programs, and speak with a shared voice on issues of rural mental health concern.


Rural Mental Health Research

The objective of The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Center for Rural Mental Health Research is to develop and disseminate scientific knowledge that can be readily applied to improve the use, quality and outcomes of mental healthcare provided to rural populations.


Journal of Rural Mental Health

The Journal of Rural Mental Health publishes articles on rural mental health research, practice, and policy within the United States and internationally. Focused on issues unique to those living and working in rural areas, the journal welcomes research on such topics as barriers to improving or accessing care in rural environments, issues faced by underserved populations, and disparities in mental health care.


Rural Health Information Hub

The Rural Health Information Hub, formerly the Rural Assistance Center, is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. They are committed to supporting healthcare and population health in rural communities, and feature selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural Mental Health.