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NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, February 2009
In this issue: Grading the States 2009; President Obama's Stimulus Package and Children's Health Insurance; A Look at Whether Comedy and Mental Illness Mix; Steps To Help Yourself If You're Depressed; NAMI Recovery Guide for GLBTQI Individuals; Voice Award Nominations and more... Read this issue online.

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Grading the States 2009

Three Years In The Making...

On March 11, the National Alliance on Mental Illness will publish Grading the States 2009, a follow-up to NAMI's groundbreaking 2006 report.
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President Obama Stimulus Package

President Obama's Stimulus Package and Children's Health Insurance

President Obama's first month has seen a flurry of activity with the passage of economic stimulus and recovery legislation, and a children's health insurance bill.
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United States of Tara and Monk

Do Comedy and Mental Illness Ever Mix?

That's the question posed by a new television series, The United States of Tara, as well as a one-woman stage show-and memoir-by actor and writer, Carrie Fisher.
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Depression Help

How Can I Help Myself If I Am Depressed?

A valuable resource with ideas and suggestions to help alleviate the symptoms of depression and get you back on your way.
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NAMI Recovery Guide for GLBTQI Individuals

NAMI Recovery Guide for GLBTQI Individuals

A 12-page colorful booklet covering a range of key issues in mental health recovery and community integration with specific information to address the unique needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex (GLBTQI) individuals.
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Voice Award Nominations

Voice Award Nominations Wanted

Make a nomination for The Voice Awards, which honor writers and producers who incorporate dignified, respectful, and accurate portrayals of people with mental illnesses into film and television.
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