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Self-Help, Support & Advocacy Associations
for family caregivers and those with mental illness

Associations with a national focus are marked with an asterisk: *

Argentina

APEF (Asociacion Argentina de Ayuda a la Persona que Padece de Esquizofrenia y su Familia)
Terrada 4267
(1419) Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Argentina
Tel: +54.1.4571.6297
E-mail: ayuda@apef.org.ar
Website: www.apef.org.ar

ACAPEF Cordoba
(Asociacion Cordobesa de Ayuda a la Persona Portadora de Esquizofrenia y sus familiares)

Jose M. Chavez Nº 48
Barrio San Salvador (Av. Colon al 3850)
Cordoba X5003FLB
Argentina
Tel: +0351 - 4876062
Email: acapefprensa@arnet.com.ar
Website: www.fundacionrecuperar.org

AMFE (Asociacion Mendoza de Ayuda a la Familia y la Persona Portadora de Esquizofrenia)
Jacinto Benavebente 831
CP 5501 - Godoy Cruz
Mendoza
Argentina
Tel: +0261-4524980
Email: amfemza@yahoo.com.ar

AMAPEF
Mar del Plata
Argentina
Tel:
Email:

AJUPEF (Asociación Jujeña de Ayuda a la Persona que Padece de Esquizofrenia y su Familia)
Libertad 295
S.S. de Jujuy
Argentina
Tel: +388-423-0455
Email: veromatth@yahoo.com

* FUBIPA - Fundacion de Bipolares de la Republica Argentina
Serrano 565 5to piso
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Tel: +011-4855-8943
Email:
leopoldogurovich@arnet.com.ar
Website:http://www.fubipa.org.ar/

Australia

* SANE Australia
P.O. Box 226
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
Australia
Tel: +61.3.9682.5933
Fax: +61.3.9682.5944
Email: helpline@sane.org
Website: www.sane.org

* Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia Inc. (MIFA)
PO Box 844
Marleston
South Australia 5033
Tel:
+61.8.8221.5072
Fax: +
61.8.8221.5071
Email:
webmaster@schizophrenia.org.au
Website:
www.schizophrenia.org.au

The Australian State Fellowships are listed on the MIFA website.

Austria

* HPE Österreich (Hilfe für Angehörige und Freunde psychisch Erkrankte)
Bernardgasse 36/4/14
1070 Wien
Austria
Tel: +43.1.526.42.02
Fax: +43.1.526.42.02 - 200
Email: office@hpe.at
Website: www.hpe.at

Bangladesh

Welfare Society for Schizophrenia
Dakha
Bangladesh
Tel:
Fax:
Email:rajan@bangla.net
Website:

Belgium

Similes VL Federatie van Glaamse Simileskringen V.Z.W.
Groeneweg 151
B-300 Heverlee
Belgium
Tel: +32 16 23 23 82
Fax: +32 16 23 88 18
Email: similes@scarlet.be
Website:

Brazil

* Associacao Brasileira de Familares, Amigos e Portadores de Esquizofrenia - ABRE
Rua Alvaro Rodrigues 182
Cj.136
San Paulo, Brasil, SP 04582-000

Email: abre@abrebrasil.org.br
Website:
www.abrebrasil.org.br

Canada

* Schizophrenia Society of Canada (SSC)
No address presently available.

Email: info@schizophrenia.ca
Website: www.schizophrenia.ca

The Provincial Schizophrenia Societies are listed on the SSC website

Chile

Corp de Ayuda al Paciente Esquizofrenico y Familiares
RIO LOA 137
Concepcion VIII
Chile
Tel: +56 ?? 321852
Fax:
Email: corporacion.capef@gmail.com

Website:

China

Shanghai Disabled Person's Federation
#189, LOng Yang Road Pu Dong
Shanghai 200127

Colombia

* ACPE - Asociacion Colombiana de Pacientes con Esquizofrenia y sus Familias
Cra. 47A No. 118-08 Rincon de Santamaria, apartamento 202,

Bogotá
Colombia
Email: acpe99@hotmail.com
Website: www.acpef.com

Costa Rica

* FUCOPEZ
Apdo. 348 Guadalupe
San Jose
Costa Rica
Tel: 506 387-4256
Fax:506 253-7339
Website: http://www.fucopez.net

* Fundación Costarricense de Trastorno Bipolar.(FUCOTBI)
Apartado Postal 6822- 1000.
San Jose
Costa Rica
Tel:
506 256 5252
Fax:
506 258-7722
Email:
bipolarescr@gmail.com
Pagina www.fucotbi.org

 Cyprus

KIPRO.DI.PS.A.  Advocacy group for the Mentally Ill Kinisi Proaspisis Dikeomaton Psychik
Phildiou 12
Larnaca 6011
Cyprus
Email:
agftmi@cytanet.com.cy
Tel:
+357 99 64 88 50
Fax:
+ 357 24 62 14 72

Denmark

* Landsforeningen BEDRE PSYKIATRI
Livjaegergade 20
DK 220 København Ø
Denmark
Tel: +45.35.25.46.00
Fax: +45.35.25.46.01
Email: info@bedrepsykiatri.dk
Website: www.bedrepsykiatri.dk

El Salvador

*ASFAE, Asociación Salvadoreña de Familiares y Amigos de Personas que padecen Esquizofrenia y otros desordenes mentales.
1A Calle Pont.
Entre 85 y 87 Ave. Norte # 4426
COL. ESCALON
San Salvador, C.A.
El Salvador
Tel: (503) 2260-0719/ 2272-4069
correo electrónico: clariel17@hotmail.com

Estonia

Estonian Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Centre.
Staadioni 48
Tartu 51008
Estonia
Tel:
+372 (7) 343254
Fax:
Email:
galinapod@hotmail.com Website:http://www.zone.ee/epity/

Ethiopia

* Mental Health Society of Ethiopia
P.O; Box 27667, Code 1000
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia.
Tel: +251(66)37911
Email: etiomentalhealth@telecom.net.et
Website: http://www.mhse.org

Finland

* FINFAMI (Omaiset mielenterveystön tukena keskusliitto ry)
Kaisaniemenkatu 4A, 6th Floor
00100 Helsinki
Finland
Tel: +358.9.726.1185
Fax: +358.9.673.661
Email: keskusliitto@omaisten.org
Website: www.omaisten.org

France

* UNAFAM
12 Villa Compoint
Paris 0
France
Tel:+33. (0) 1.53.06.30.43
Fax:+33. (0) 1.42.63.44.00
Email: infos@unafam.org
Website: http://www.unafam.org

SCHIZO?…OUI! FAIRE FACE A LA SCHIZOPHRENIE
54, rue Vergniaud Bât D
75013 PARIS,
Tél /rép./fax : 01 45 89 49 44.
Email :contactschizo@free.fr.
Website: www.schizo-oui.com

Germany

* BApK (Bundesverband der Angehörigen psychisch Kranker)
Oppelner Str. 130
53177 Bonn
Germany
Tel: +49.228.63.26.46
Fax: +49.228.65.80.63
Email:beratung.bapk@psychiatrie.de
Website: www.bapk.de

Ghana

RETHINK Group Ghana

27a Akanteng Tawn,
Lower West Akim,
Under Eastern Region,
Ghana.

Greece

SOFPSI N. SERRON Association of families & friends for MH County of Serres
6 Aristotelous str.
GR-62123 Serres
Greece
Tel: +30.321.54 970
Fax: +30.321.99 645
Email: wordland@otenet.gr

Athens Siblings
Email: athenssiblings@gmail.com
Website: www.athenssiblings.com

Guadeloupe

* Association Alliance Guadeloupe
500 Imm.Résolu
Grand-Camp
97142 Abymes
Guadeloupe
Tel: +069.057.8395
Fax: +36.1.456.0581
Email: contact@allianceguadeloupe2006.fr
o isamarguadalupe@sbcglobal.net

Guatemala

If you have any information about family groups in Guatemala please let us know. Thankyou.

Hungary

*KESZ (Hungarian Alliance for Patients with Sz)
Mester u 73 V. 23
H-1095 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: +36.1.215.7882
Fax: +36.1.456.0581
Email: kesz50@axelero.hu
Website: www.kalvaria.hu

India

* AIFMI (All India Federation for Mental Illness)
Formerly NFMI National Federation for Mental Illness
c/o AASHA
56 Bunder Garden Street
Chennai 600 011
India
Tel: +91.361.94350.3308
Email: kromatiks@vsnl.com

AASHA
56 Bynder Garden Street
Chennai
, Tamil Nadu 001
India 600
Tel:+91 (361) -94350 3308
Email:kromatiks@vsnl.com
Aasha blog: http://theaashafamily.blogspot.com

ACMI India,
C358 Jalvayu Vihar Kammanahalli Main Rd., Kalyan Nagar P.O.
Bangalare 560043
India
Tel:
Email: acmiindia@yahoo.co.in

Ashadeep Society,
Islamput Road,
Gandhi Bhasti
Guwahati 781003,
India.
Tel:
Email:
Website:

Paripurnata,
1912 Panchasayar Road,
Chakgoria,
PO Panchasayar,
Kolkata,
India 700 094

Schizophrenia Awareness Association
Kamalini Kruti Bhawan
14, Ganesh Nagar, Nr.Jayraj Garden
19/1-2 Dhayari Road
Pune 411041
Phone : 020-64700920,
Email : saa2003@vsnl.net
Website: http://www.schizophrenia.org.in

Turning Point,
27 Jadavpur East Road,
Kolkata 32,
India 700 094
Tel:
Email: Ishitasanyal@hotmail.com
Website:

Iran

* Iranian Society for Individuals with Schizophrenia
199 Kaveh Street, 3rd Floor
Tehran, Iran
Tel: +0098-21-66924475
Fax: +0098-21-66929848
Email: info@sps-ahebba.com
Website: www.sps-ahebba.ir

Ireland

* Schizophrenia Ireland: Lucia Foundation
38 Blessington Street
Dublin 7
Ireland
Tel: +353.1.860.1620
Fax: +353.1.860.1602
Email: info@sirl.ie
Website: www.sirl.ie

Israel

Ozma
18, Seadia Gaon St.
Jerusalem 2
Israel
Tel: 972-2-5666243
Fax: +972 (92267) -5662373
Website: http://www.ozma.org

ENOSH
PO Box 1593
Ramat Hasharon 47113
Israel
Tel: +972.3.5400672
Fax: +972.3.5400474
Website: members.tripod.com/Goldin_Yarik

Japan

Minna Net (formerly *Zenkaren)
Tokyo
Japan
Email: minnanet@seishinhooken.jp

Italy

Verband Angehoriger und Freunde psychisch Kranker
Associazione Parenti ed Amici di Malati Psichici
Galileo Galilei Str. 4a
Bolzano 39100
Italy.
Tel: +0471 26 03 03
Fax: +0471 40 86 87
info@auto-aiuto.it
Website:www.auto-aiuto.it

Kenya

* Schizophrenia Foundation of Kenya
P.O. Box PO Box 00200 - 000000
Nairobi
Kenya
Email:info@sfkreasontohope.org
Website:
http://sfkreasontohope.org/


Korea

* Korea Family Association for Mental Health Corp.
1158-32, Jae Gi-Dong
Dong Dae Moon-Gu
Seoul, 130-865
Korea
Tel: +82.2.542.6500
Fax: +82.2.3446.2455

Kyrgyz Republic

Awakening- PROBUZHDENIE
Apt.# 59, 147 Salievoi Street
Bishjek
Kyrgiz Republic

Email: shakirat@eurasia.kg
Tel: +996-312-22 7533

Lithuania

* Lithuanian Welfare Society of People with Mental Illness,
C/O Chairman T. Vrublevskio,
g.6, LT-01100,
Vilnius,
Lithuania.
Tel:
Email: lspzgb@takas.lt
Website:

Martinique

* Equinoxe
Vallee Heureuse Ravinne Vilaine
St Joseph
French West Indies 97212
Martinique
Email: yolene.dev@wanadoo.fr

Mexico

Red Nacional Voz pro Salud Mental,
Florencia #121 Col. Ampliación Delicias,
Cuernavaca, Morelos. C.P. 62330, MEXICO
Tel: 52 (777) 316 62 10
Fax (777) 312 9351
WEB: www.vozprosaludmental.org.mx
"Solos somos invisibles, unidos somos invencibles"

Morocco

Al Oumnia,
9 Rue abou Moussa el Jazouli,
Maarif-Casablanca,
Maroc.
Tel: +00212 2223-1825
Email:
Website: www.aloumnia.com

Nepal

Ashadeep,
GPO Bod 8975 EP 4082,
Kathmandu,
Nepal.
Tel:
Email:
Website:

New Zealand

* Schizophrenia Fellowship (N.Z.) Inc.
Level 1-147 Kilmore Street
P.O. Box 593, Christchurch
New Zealand
Tel: +64.3.366.1909
Fax: +64.3.379.2322
Email: office@sfnat.org.nz
Website: www.sfnat.org.nz

Nicaragua

Asociación Cuenta Conmgio (organización de pacientes con trastornos
psicóticos y sus familias en Matagalpa, Nicaragua)

Oficina Comité Mano Vuelta.
Módulos
2do piso atrás de la Cancha el Brigadista
Matagalpa
Nicaragua
Tel: 00 505 772 2268
Email: info@cuentaconmigo.info
Website: www.cuentaconmigo.info

Nigeria

RETHINK Group Nigeria
No 77 Akpakpava Street,
Benin City,
Edo State
Nigeria
Email: eseineschatz@yahoo.com

Norway

LPP Landsforeningen for Pårørende innen Psykiatri
Mollerveien 4 N-0182 OSLO
Norway
Tel: +47.23 29 19 68
Fax: +47.23 29 19 42
Email: lpp@lpp.no
Website:
www.lpp.no  

Panama

ANFAPEEM
Vía España # 75,
Bella Vista
Panama City
Email: pliniomar64@hotmail.com
Emaiil2: anfapeem@cwpanama.net

Peru

Alamo Familiares
Calle Piura 835, Dpto.401
Lima
Email:abuelena@yahoo.com
Tel: +4861360

Poland

Family Association,
ul.Miodowa 9,
Krakow,
Poland 31-005.
Tel: +012 429-4297
Fax: +012 422-5674

Portugal

FNAFSAM Federação Nacional des Associações de Familias Pró – Saúde Mental
I
nstalacoes de Fauma
Parque de Saude de Lisboa
Av. Do Brasil 53

Portugal
Tel: +351 21 794 20 86
Fax:+351 21 794 20 86
Email:
fnafsam@hjmatos.min-saude.pt
Website:

 

Singapore

Singapore Mental Health Association
samhhq@singnet.com.sg
www.samhealth.org.sg

Slovak Republic

OPORA, Slovenské Zdruzenié Pribuznych A Priatelov Dusevne Chorych
Partizanska 9
811 03 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel: 421 (1) 2 / 544 12 515
Email: minichova@orangemail.sk

Slovenia

Ozara
Ul. Heroja Saranovica 27Maribor
Slovenia 2000
Tel:+386 (62) 223 598 Email:info@ozara.org
Website: www.ozara.org

Somalia

Horizon Social Assistance Development Organization
Mentally Sick People Caring/Feeding Centers
Head Office Hargeisa
Maroodijeeh region, 26june, Radio Hargeisa Street
Near Hawadle football ground
Somaliland (Horn of Africa)
East Africa
Tel: 00252 2 4404806
Email: horizon-social-affairs@hotmail.com
Website:

South Africa

SABDA (Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Association)
P.O. Box 70550
Bryanstown
Gauteng
South Africa
Email:mwhrkg@mweb.co.za
Tel:

Cape Support for Mental Health
5 Ranelagh Road
Rondebosch
Cape Town
South Africa Email:capesupport@eject.co.za
Tel:+27 21 6711573

Mental Health Information Centre of South Africa
Email: mhic@sun.ac.za
Tel:+021 938-9229

Central Gauteng Mental Health Society
PO Box 10443
Gauteng (Johannesburg) 2000
South Africa
Emaiil: admin@witsmhs.co.za
Website: www.witsmhs.co.za/
Tel: +27 11 614 5503

Spain

* FEAFES (Confederación Española de Agrupaciones de Familiares y Personas con Enfermedad Mental)
C/Hernándes Más, 20-24
28053 Madrid
Spain
Tel: +34.91.507.92.48
Fax: +34.91.785.70.76
E-mail: internacional@feafes.com
Website: www.feafes.com

Sri Lanka

Sahanaya,
96/20 Kitulwatte Road,
Off Elvitigala Mawatha,
Colombo 8,
Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 11 2685960
Fax: +94 11 5356689
Website: www.sahanaya.lk

Sudan

Sudanese Family Self Help Association,
Family Studies Centre,
Elnifeidi Street,
Khartoum 2,
Sudan.
Tel:
Email: aabdoam@yahoo.com
Website:

Surinam

*Stichting Ypsilon Suriname
Assuria Park 11 A
Tweede Rijweg
Maracaibo
Surinam
Email:dawson@sr.net
Tel:+00597 430073

Swaziland

Swaziland Fellowship for Schizophrenia & Allied Disorders
P.O. Box 424
Manzini
Swaziland
Email:
swazisad@ymail.com

Sweden

* Schizofreniförbundet
Hantverkargatan 3G

112 21 Stockholm
Sweden
Tel: +45.08.545.55.980
Fax: +46.08.545.55.981
Email: office@schizofreniforbundet.org.se
Website: www.schizofreniforbundet.org.se

Taiwan

* TAMI (Taiwan Alliance for Mentally Ill of R.O.C.)
604, 2nd Floor, Room 7, Pateik Sec
4 Taipei 105
Taiwan
Tel: +886.2.27477605
Fax: +886.2.27482830
E-mail: tami8@seed.net.tw

Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam Voluntary Association
Box 42981
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Email: voluntaryassociation_15@hotmail.com

Turkey

Ankara Sizofreni Hastalari Yakinlari
Dayanisma Dernegi Kuveyt CD (Guven Sk), 7/18 Asagi ayranci

Ankara
Turkey
Email:
Tel:+90 (312) 466 54 66

Schizofreni dostlari dernegi
Talimhane Lamartin cad. 23/4 Taksim
Istanbul
Turkey
Email: aslihanp@yahoo.com
Tel: +90 (212) 256 36 61
Fax: +90 (212) 256 53 91
Website: http://www.sizofrenidostlaridernegi.org

Izmir Schizophrenia Solidarity Assoc
505 Sok No: 10/25
Bahcelievler 35360
Izmir
Turkey
Email:koksal.alptekin@deu.edu.tr
Tel: +90 (232) 259 5959 x4157

Family Self Help Manisa
Email: ayesen@hotmail.com
Tel: +90 (236) 232 31 33

Uganda

* Uganda Schizophrenia Fellowship
Thomas Walunguba, Chairman
P.O. Box 27321
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256.41.221376
Fax: +256.41.348286
E-Mail: thomaswalunguba@yahoo.com

United Kingdom

* Rethink (formerly National Schizophrenia Fellowship)
5th Floor
Royal London House
22-25 Finsbury Square
London EC2A 1DX
United Kingdom
Tel: +44.020.7330.9100
Fax: +44.020.7330.9102
Email: info@rethink.org
Website: www.rethink.org

The Meriden Family Programme
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust,
Tall Trees, Uffculme Centre
Moseley
Birmingham, UK
Tel: +44 121 678 2712
Fax: +44 121 678 2891
Email format: firstname.lastname@bsmht.nhs.uk
Website: www.meridenfamilyprogramme.com

United States

* NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite
ARLINGTON, VA 22201-3042
United States of America
Tel: +1.703.524.7600
Fax: +1.703.524.9094
Website: www.nami.org

State NAMIs are listed under NAMI above.

Uruguay

Grupo de la Esperanza
Rambla Armenia 3809
Montevideo
Uruguay

Email: ruffi@adinet.com.uy
Tel:

Asociación de Ayuda
CNRP (Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación Psiquica)
Calle cuo del Norte 3717
Montevideo
Uruguay
Fax: +3363249
Email:

Venezuela

CATESFAM - Centro de Atencion al Esquizofrenico y Familiares
Av. 10 entre calles 66 y 66 A, No 66-110
Maracaibo Edo, Zulia,
Venezuela
Tel: + (0261)7988498
Fax: + (0261)7989525
Email: shirena1986@hotmail.com
Website: www.catesfam.com

GEMA: Gente Esquizofrénica en Máxima Armonía: Saludos desde Venezuela
San Antonio de los Altos
Venezuela
Tel:+58 212 371 35 37  / +58 424 122 1029
Email:apoyoalapersonaesquizofrenica@gmail.com