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Regional Texas Mental Health Agency Develops Faith-Based Model
7/28/2009
Pillars of Healing is a model program that incorporates mental health, physical health and spirituality

Integrating Spirituality and Mental Health: NAMI FaithNet Offerings at NAMI Convention
5/13/2009
The intersection of spirituality with mental health education, awareness and recoveryóthatís what the NAMI FaithNet networking session, workshop and NAMI FaithNet exhibit booth at the San Francisco NAMI National Convention will help you explore.

Faith Community Advocacy in Virginia
2/17/2009
How important it is to have "all hands around the table" when it comes to dealing with mental illness! Sometimes, the faith community gets left out of the group of advocates working on behalf of persons living with mental illness. Yet, the faith community is a valuable resource for education, support and advocacy.

The Gift of Companionship
12/30/2008
Companionship is a way of acting on our concern for a neighbor, for a loved one who is ill. Read about Craig's experience and gift of companionship.

The Holiday Season: Finding Light in the Darkness
11/26/2008
We are entering into a festive season. The winter holidays are meant to be times of joy, parties and gatherings with friends and families. But for many people this is a lonely stretch of the year marked by hard memories and unrealized dreams.

Welcoming and Supportive Churches
10/28/2008
A new regular column from NAMI FaithNet, a network composed of members and friends of NAMI who perform outreach to religious communities.

NAMI FaithNet: Hikers, Blueberries & Red Arrows
9/24/2008
A new regular column from NAMI FaithNet, a network composed of members and friends of NAMI who perform outreach to religious communities.

The "Do's and "Doníts of Ministry
9/05/2006
Guidelines for how faith communities can provide care and support to persons with mental illness and their families.

NAMI Applauds ABC-TV Network Affiliates Broadcasting "Shadow Voices" Documentary
12/01/2005
NAMI applauds ABC-TV affiliate stations, which at their discretion will broadcast the documentary, "Shadow Voices: Finding Hope in Mental Illness," beginning Sunday, December 4th and running through February 4th.

Working with Congregations to Reach African American Families with Mental Illness
8/09/2005
This outreach manual contains a wealth of information including research findings, program examples and resources for faith leaders (PDF).

"...with actions that support and serve..."
4/08/2005
As the world bids him farewell, NAMI remembers these remarks by Pope John Paul II calling for care and respect for people living with serious mental illness.

NAMI Launches National Campaign
11/10/2003
Law enforcement, education, business, and health care leaders join forces. State campaigns to go in Florida, Iowa, W. Virginia, Maine, Kentucky, and Mass.

Mental Health Crisis Demands Sweeping Transformation
6/30/2003
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.


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