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How To Help

Everything you do to support Excellence helps to change the world of mental health care.

You can help in the financial way that is best for you, participate in meetings or bring a speaker to your local group. The more you know and the more often you speak out, the more people will understand our cause.

Keep Excellence thriving

Your contributions go to supporting research, program development and education.

  • You can choose the focus of your contributions.
  • Almost any asset can be donated, including stocks, insurance policies or cash.
  • You can create a donor-advised fund.
  • You can give on a one-time or regular basis.
  • You can support the National Dialogue.

There is no minimum donation, and we are organized to help the largest philanthropists contribute effectively.

Contribute your time and energy

Lasting reform depends on many voices raised in unison.
You can be part of the movement by educating yourself and those around you. Explore the many resources available here – books and journal articles in the Library, Headlines, and Rally Blog posts. (Use the RSS feed to receive notice when new items are posted.) Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and subscribe to our e-newsletter.

We can help you spread the word by providing speakers for your local groups or professional meetings. We can also help you find a National Dialogue event or work with you as you plan a conference or other event. Our ability to serve as your fiscal agent makes event planning and fundraising easier. You can help others understand by sharing your story through

Further your own research or program development
Watch this site for research and program development results as they are published as well as for papers generated through symposia and conferences and for grant opportunities as they are made available.

Excellence Partners

  • Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
  • Madness Radio
  • Inspired at Work
  • Lauren Spiro and Associates, Human Liberation and Community Building: Envision it, Create it.
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • International Bipolar Foundation
  • Psych Rights
  • Flawless Foundation
  • CrazyWise Film
  • ISPS – US Chapter
  • Integrative Mental Health University
  • Families Healing Together
  • Life Connections Peer Recovery Services
  • International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership
  • Mad in America Continuing Education
  • Non-Profit Association of Oregon
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Ken Jue & Assoc InSHAPE Program
  • Stand Up For Mental Health
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Epower and Associates
  • Live and Learn, Inc.
  • National Empowerment Center
  • The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care
  • Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics
  • Recovery Learning Community of Western Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • WRAP
  • Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • CommonGround – PDA
  • Early Assessment & Support Alliance
  • Dialogic Practice
  • ProPublica
  • Emotional CPR