February 23, 2017
“Beyond Silence” features three incredible stories of strong individuals with various mental illnesses who have spoken up about their battles and how ultimately, opening up can be the key to living well. “Beyond Silence” is part of the Be Vocal Campaign that seeks to break down barriers for those who are mentally ill but to also accurately more »
February 10, 2017
Understanding and Helping Kids with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges Thursday February 16th @ 5pm Join Ken Duckworth, M.D. on the next NAMI Ask The Doctor webinar with Dr. Ross Greene presenting “Understanding and Helping Kids with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges” on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 5-6:00 pm, ET. Registration to attend the webinar more »
December 28, 2016
Actor Carrie Fisher was best known for playing Princess Leia in Star Wars, but she also left a legacy as an advocate for removing the stigma surrounding mental illness, changing minds by opening up about her own struggle with depression and bipolar disorder. Read more at The Washington Post.
December 13, 2016
President Obama signed the Medical Cures Bill into law. The bill includes important, bipartisan mental health polices that address suicide prevention, serious mental illness and more. Read more at thehill.com for information about the bill and whitehouse.gov for 3 letters that explain why President Obama is signing the Cures Act.
November 11, 2016
In recognition of Veterans’ Day and those who serve our country, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is preparing to launch a new program to explain some of the most common treatment options for people experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The program was created for service members and Veterans, but it’s also more »
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