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NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, July 2010
Bipolar disorder and pregnancy, Latino culture and mental health, Cliff Richey aces Depression, NAMI Blog, NAMI Bookshelf and more...

NAMI E-Advocate
Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy

Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy: Asking the Right Questions

Learn about the right questions to ask your health care provider and explore the often-ignored issue of parents living with mental illness. Read more.

Latino Families

Getting the

Message: Mental Illness, Language and Culture

This is the first of three articles dealing with culture as it affects people living with mental illness. This month's focus is a case study of the Latino community. Read more.

Cliff Richey

Professional Tennis Player Aces Depression

Tennis champion Cliff Richey spoke about his recovery journey and his new book at the NAMI Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. Read more.

NAMI Bookshelf

NAMI Bookshelf

July 2010

This month: Struck By Living: From Depression to Hope, Falling into the Sun, The Buddha and the Borderline and When Do I Get my Shoelaces Back? Read more.


Research Practices, the Criminalization of Mental Health and more...

Explore some of the issues the NAMI community is facing today in Executive Director Mike Fitzpatrick's blog. Read more.

Research Opportunity for Parents Living with Bipolar Disorder

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are seeking parents age 18 and older who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder to participate in an online survey. Deadline is August 15.

Find out if you qualify.

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Further Reading

EEG Test May Help Predict Schizophrenia

U.K. Guardian

A Record Number of Drugs Are Being Tested to Treat Mental Illness

The New York Times

Veterans' Administration Expanding Coverage for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The New York Times

After a Disaster, Kids Are Affected by Posttraumatic Stress Too

Time Magazine

BP Negotiates Mental Health Support in the Gulf

Behavioral Healthcare