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NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, September 2008
In this issue: MIAW 2008: Building Community, Taking Action; Hope's Messengers Documentary; The Right to Vote: What You Need to Know; Ten Tips for Managing Stress; Election 2008 Resources; NAMI Bookshelf; and more... Read this issue online.

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Jimmy Piersall -- When Stigma Struck Out

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2008: Building Community, Taking Action

This fall, grassroots leaders in communities across the country will participate in NAMIs premiere public awareness event, Mental Illness Awareness Week. Learn more and download resources today!
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Promoting Positive Outcomes in College

Hope's Messengers Documentary

Actor Joe Pantoliano ("Joey Pants") has formed his own non-profit organization, No Kidding, Me Too! He also is producing an "infotainment" documentary called Hope's Messengers as part of the fight against stigma.
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Right to Vote

The Right to Vote: What You Need to Know

People with psychiatric disabilities sometimes lose the right to vote because of state voter competence requirements or because election officials, poll workers or service providers improperly impose their own voter competence requirements. Learn more about your right to vote, and exercise it on Election Day, November 4th!
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Ten Tips for Managing Stress

Ten Tips for Managing Stress

Whether measured by the unemployment rate, reaction to the economic bailout debates, rationing money to pay for medications or food, or the effects of the high home foreclosure rate, the current economic situation has Americans experiencing more psychological distress than ever before. Get ten tips to reduce your stress.
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Election 2008 Resources

Election 2008 Resources

NAMI is driving the debate on mental illness during this election season. Read candidate responses and get election resources to make an informed decision.
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NAMI Bookshelf

NAMI Bookshelf

This Month: Hole in One: A Tale from the Iris the Dragon Series; Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life; Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques; Overcoming Worry: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
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