Bipolar Goes to Hollywood!
Read bp Magazine’s latest cover story on how Hollywood is stepping up to educate viewers by showing more responsible portrayals of people with bipolar.
Latest NIMH Study on Bipolar Disorder
NAMI responds to the Archives of General Psychiatry that published a study on the effectiveness of psychosocial treatments for bipolar disorder.
New study on bipolar disorder released
Study from the New England Journal of Medicine on the effect of antidepressants on bipolar disorder.
African American Families and Mental Health: What You Need to Know
NAMI has released A Family Guide to Mental Health: What You Need to Know, oriented especially to African-American families affected by medical illnesses such as major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Anti-Stigma Campaign Launched
New public service announcements targeted to 18-25 year olds are designed to decrease the negative attitudes that surround mental illness.
The Top Ten Ways to Support Your Mate
If your spouse or loved one has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, you may be wondering what exactly to expect and how best to show your support.
"The First 48 Hours with Bipolar Disorder"
Whether or not to tell your friends and family about bipolar disorder is a difficult decision. Here you'll find tips on how and what to share.
True or False? The Top 10 Myths About Bipolar Disorder
NAMI has partnered with HealthCentral.com to bring you relevant information from their website. Learn more about the 10 myths about bipolar disorder.
Surveys Reveal Gap in Understanding of Bipolar Disorder
Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment options, public understanding about bipolar disorder remains low, according to two surveys released by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on October 6th – Bipolar Disorder Awareness Day. A public knowledge survey, conducted by Harris Interactive®1, shows that even though eight out of ten U.S. adults (82%) claim to know what bipolar disorder is, less than two-thirds (64%) can correctly define bipolar disorder from a list of descriptions of several mental illnesses.
Participate in Research
Individuals with bipolar disorder often use drugs and/or alcohol, complicating their symptoms and treatment. Clinical researchers at UCLA are trying to better understand when and why this
NAMI Faces: Ramiro's Story
From abuse, addiction and jail to a better life. Read this powerful account of one man's journey along the path to mental illness recovery.
Recovery at Age 91
Mary Ann's tribute to her mother, Grace, telling the story of recovery at 91 years of age.
NAMI Launches National Campaign
Law enforcement, education, business, and health care leaders join forces. State campaigns to go in Florida, Iowa, W. Virginia, Maine, Kentucky, and Mass.
A NAMI Voice: Unemployment and Poverty as the Results of Disability Policy
A NAMI Voice: The High Cost of Stigma and Discrimination in the Workplace
A first-person account by Donna, a NAMI member and consumer advocate.
Mental Health Crisis Demands Sweeping Transformation
New national survey data shows 67% of mental health consumers in the prime of their lives are unemployed: 55% have an annual income of less than $10,000. Nation's grassroots, state and federal leaders call for unified commitment for immediate change.