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NAMI MC Supports Legislation to Decriminalize Suicide

February 6, 2019

Maryland state Delegate David Moon has sponsored a bill to decriminalize suicide attempts. NAMI MC supports this bill and Executive Director Stephanie Rosen was interviewed by Bethesda Beat regarding the legislation. Read the article here.  

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Join Sarah in preventing suicide

December 12, 2018

“Traumatic events ended my childhood rather abruptly. I did what I could to survive during that time, even though my world was shattered and I had no control over it. I held in a lot of anger, feelings of abandonment, and fear that was overwhelming at times. I was hospitalized at least once a year more »

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Giving back to NAMI MC in More Ways Than One

May 22, 2018

Like many NAMI MC supporters, Pat and Bruce Semple first heard about NAMI MC when wanting to learn more about their loved one’s mental illness and how they could better support him. Following the recommendation of a relative who was a founding member of the NAMI chapter in West Palm Beach, the Semples looked into more »

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Jay-Z Opens Up About Therapy & Mental Health in the Black Community

January 31, 2018

At his recent appearance on the Van Jones Show, Jay-Z addressed the stigma surrounding mental illness and therapy. The rapper admitted that he attended therapy and found the experience to be extremely beneficial. Jay-Z also expressed that there is a need for mental health services in schools and that students should have access to therapy more »

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November 8, 2017

After the recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, NAMI’s very own senior policy advisor, Ronald Honberg, J.D. writes about how “faulty assumptions linking violence to mental illness” can negatively impact those with mental illness and the actual risk factors of violence that has been closely studied. Honberg weighs in on what can be done in more »

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