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Why join the Global Alliance?

  • Do you believe that social issues demand interdisciplinary solutions?
  • Are you eager to shape public policy?
  • Are you committed to addressing global problems?
  • Are you driven to impact real change?

New Members

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Join the Global Alliance to become part of a unique interdisciplinary community for individuals concerned with behavioral health and social justice. Impact real change while taking advantage of competitive membership rates!

Current Members

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Member Benefits


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Support from an Interdisciplinary Global Community 

From the beginning, we have fostered a diverse community of individuals drawn together by their dedication to the study of human behavior broadly conceived and its relationship to the delivery of behavioral health services.

Our members are psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, nurses, lawyers, educators, sociologists, and others who share our commitments.

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Cutting-edge Research in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (AJO)

Want to stay abreast of the latest behavioral health research? Looking for innovative practices related to mental health and substance abuse? Your Global Alliance membership includes unlimited electronic access to AJO articles!

As a leader in behavioral health research, Global Alliance provides access to learning resources such as podcast episodes, live and on-demand webinars, blog articles, and more.

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Opportunities to Get Involved and Advance Your Career

Global Alliance membership gives you:

  • Reduced registration rates to Global Alliance-sponsored conferences, meetings, and other networking opportunities
  • Ability to present at the biennial Coming Together for Action conference
  • Opportunity to participate in topical task forces, such as Global Mental Health or LGBTQ+, and board committees
  • Full voting privileges and eligibility to hold office
  • Ability to nominate students and colleagues for awards

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Become a Member Today!

Impact real change! Join the Global Alliance to become part of a unique interdisciplinary community of individuals actively working to improve behavioral health and social justice concerns. Use our secure online portal to process your membership, or follow the instructions on our membership rates page to join by mail.

What our Members are Saying

“One of the qualities of the Global Alliance that sets it apart from other organizations is its focus on doing something… I joined because I resonate with the values—the emphasis on social justice, the appreciation of diversity, and the fact that they understand that the complex issues in our society require interdisciplinary solutions.”

Ryan Kilmer, PhD, Clinical-Community Psychology

“Growing up in the inner city, I developed a passion for social justice and social change… I wanted to see communities thrive, flourish… I have realized that one way to move in that direction is to join organizations and to form alliances with those who have similar interests, similar passions. The Global Alliance has a commitment to social change, particularly for the least fortunate members of society. This is one of the reasons I joined the organization.”

Kendell Coker, Clinical Psychology and Law

“Joining the Global Alliance as a doctoral student connected me to a strong, international network of like-minded individuals passionate about health, well-being, equity and justice. Over the past couple of years, I have had the opportunity to collaborate with other students to organize a webinar, write a paper, present my work at the Global Alliance conference and participate in task forces working towards human rights for all.”

Nadha Hassen, Graduate Student, Environmental and Urban Change

“I’ve been a member since 1985… I’m especially interested in the growing involvement of the Global Alliance in global issues particularly in lower resource countries… The Global Alliance is a place to receive support, to network.”

Cynthia Taylor-Handrup, DNP, Nursing

“I’ve been a member of the Global Alliance for about 10 years… I value the fact that it [Global Alliance] includes people from different disciplines, all of whom are concerned about the quality of health services and social justice.”

Mary Armstrong, PhD, Social Work

“It’s been exciting to be a part of a passionate, committed group of individuals who have come together to promote mental health and well-being of vulnerable populations. I’ve enjoyed seeing how these passions play out in policy, research, and action.”

Jacqueline Larson, Graduate Student, Health Psychology

“I want to make a difference in a different way… the mission, values, and goals of the GA align very closely with my own.”

John Sargent, MD, Child Psychiatry
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