Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG)

A coalition of more than 60 national organizations representing consumers, family members, mental health and substance use treatment providers, advocates, payers, and other stakeholders committed to strengthening Americans’ access to mental health and substance use services and programs.

Americans for the Arts (AftA)

The nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. Serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America by providing programs that meet the needs of over 150,000 members and stakeholders.

National Alliance of Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (NASISP)

Twenty member organizations who work with teachers, students, parents, and administrators to collaborate for student success.

National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (NCCATA)

Represents over 15,000 individual members of five creative arts therapies associations nationwide.

Health Professions Network (HPN)

Represents the leading allied health professions. Organizational members include: professional associations, educators, accreditors, and credentialing and licensing agencies.

British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

The professional organization for art therapists in the United Kingdom.

Canadian Art Therapy Association / Association Canadienne d’Art Thérapie (CATA/ACAT)

The professional organization for art therapists in Canada.

The Kennedy Forum’s Alignment for Progress

Kennedy Forum seeks to unite the health care system, and rally the mental health community around a common set of principles: Fully implement the 2008 parity law, bring business leaders and government agencies together to eliminate issues of stigma, work with providers to guarantee equal access to care, ensure that policymakers have the tools they need to craft better policy, and give consumers a way to understand their rights.