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It Is What It Is
4/10/2012
My son was 8 years old the first time a doctor told me he had a psychotic illness ... I knew the meaning of the word psychotic, but I could not imagine it describing my son.

State Mental Health Cuts: The Continuing Crisis
11/12/2011
The latest report from NAMI shows the nation’s mental health crisis is continuing to deepen.

Mental Health Cuts: The "Super Committee" Debate
9/16/2011
Congressional leaders targeting Medicaid, critical safety net programs, mental health research and more.

New Study: NAMI Family Education “Significantly” Improves Coping with Mental Illness
6/14/2011
NAMI’s Family-to-Family Education program “significantly” improves coping and problem-solving abilities of family members of individuals living with mental illness

Primary Care Doctors are Critical to Detecting Mental illness in Children;
5/11/2011
NAMI Family Survey includes the "Top Five" Most Helpful Things a Doctor Can Say

Antidepressants and Kids
4/17/2007
A new review concludes that the benefits of antidepressant medications for children and teens appear to be much greater than the risks.

NAMI Faces: Ramiro's Story
6/25/2004
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.

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.

A NAMI Voice: Unemployment and Poverty as the Results of Disability Policy
8/04/2003

A NAMI Voice: The High Cost of Stigma and Discrimination in the Workplace
7/28/2003
A first-person account by Donna, a NAMI member and consumer advocate.

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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