We want to share with you some sites that we consider very useful
Autism Speaks is dedicated to raising awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention, and treatments for autism, and to advocating for the needs of people with autism and their families.
The San Diego Regional Center serves as a focal point in the community through which a person with a developmental disability and their family can obtain services and in turn be linked to other community resources in San Diego and Imperial counties.
Association for the Support of Positive Behavior (APBS) is an international organization dedicated to promoting research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase quality or life and decrease problem behaviors.
2-1-1 San Diego is a resource and information center that connects people to community services, health and disasters through a toll- free line, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is a service confidential phone with an online database. 2-1-1 serves the entire county.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness in San Diego (NAMI San Diego) is the community’s voice on mental illness. We are a part of grass-roots, nonprofit, national NAMI organization, and also an affiliate of NAMI California. NAMI San Diego was founded in 1978 by family members of people with mental illness.
StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues, and also for family, friends, and coworkers. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who abuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs or other substances, and our goal is to break the clutter to help people in any stage of recovery.
The California Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping gamblers and their families by promoting, preventing and treating problem gambling.
The Autism Society San Diego County is a non-profit organization which originated in 1966 as the National Society of Autistic Children. It served to unite and inform parents on new revelations concerning intervention therapy.
The Autism Tree Project Foundation was created as a way to help build community awareness for autism. Their goal is to give children on the autism spectrum a voice and additionally hope to build community compassion towards the parents and families of these special children.