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NAMI on Kardec Radio
October 18, 2014

Abby Scherr, NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore volunteer and recipient of the 2014 Outstanding NAMI Metro Baltimore Volunteer Award, talks with Kardec Radio to share information about our programs and services and her experience as a volunteer.   Listen here!

NAMI on "Insight on Disability"
August 17, 2104

Image   NAMI staff talks with Insight on Disability (WCBM 680) about depression, suicide, and upcoming programs.


"In [Robin] Williams' death, suicide prevention advocates see opportunity to raise awareness."

Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States.

The public might consider it a concern chiefly for teens and the elderly. But adults ages 45 to 64 — the Academy Award-winning actor was 63 — now account for the largest number of suicides and have the fastest-growing suicide rate....

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