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NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, November 2009
In this issue: Health Care Reform Legislation Advances in Congress; Voice Awards Honor Those Who Give Voice to Mental Illness Issues; NAMI Receives National LGBT Award; Actress Glenn Close is Changing Minds about Mental Illness and more... Read this issue online.

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Glenn Close

Actress Glenn Close: Changing Minds about Mental Illness

Emmy award-winning actress Glenn Close has launched a campaign to fight stigma and provide access to information and support for people with mental illness, their family and friends.
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Depression Survey

Depression: Gaps and Guideposts

A new major survey report released by NAMI reveals gaps in Americans' understanding of major depression and explores caregiver and individual experience.
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Healthcare Reform

Health Care Reform Legislation Advances in Congress

The U.S. Senate began debate on legislation to reform our nation's health care system. The Senate bill contains a number of coverage expansions and improvements critical for people living with mental illness.
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Voice Awards

Annual Voice Awards Honor Those Who Give Voice to Mental Illness Issues

Hollywood reaffirmed its commitment to combating stigma through the annual Voice Awards, which were hosted by Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss.
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MAC Award

Fighting Stigma: NAMI Receives National LGBT Award

NAMI's Multicultural Action Center received an award at the annual Alternatives Conference organized by the National Mental Health Consumers' Self-help Clearinghouse.
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NAMI Bookshelf

NAMI Bookshelf

This month: Wrestling with Our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness and the Journey to Wholeness.
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