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bp Magazine new edition: Tackling Anger
Anger. Everyone experiences this intense emotion from time to time. It's a normal, usually healthy response to internal or external events. But when we can't control our anger-and instead let anger control us-it can jeopardize our personal and professional relationships, which in turn deteriorates our quality of life.

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Kennedy Forum - The State of the Union in Mental Health and Addiction

February 3, 2015 | 9:30 AM | Featuring Patrick J. Kennedy and Dr. David Satcher

OK2Talk: You Really Can Get Through It

A reminder that recovery is possible from someone who has been in your shoes.

Suicide Prevention: Can We Talk?

Suicide is one of the most difficult subjects to talk about. But a new study shows that educating the group at risk can produce significant results.

Book Review: A Mother’s Climb Out of Darkness

Author Jennifer Moyer shares her journey into and out of postpartum psychosis to let others know they are not alone.

YANA: Keep Fighting

"My best piece of advice for anyone living with mental illness--keep fighting"

You Are Not Alone Ad

You are not alone


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When I Stand In Your Shoes: An Open Letter from a Mom to a Teen

Nina lost her daughter to suicide in 2013. This is what she wishes she could have said.

NAMI Advocacy Update: January 2015

Improving Veteran mental health care, saving families with mental illness money, and affordable renting housing gets huge investment and.

NAMI Comments on Service Animals on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Property


Book Review: Surrounded By Madness

Dr. Rachel Pruchno's personal account of her family's struggles with mental illness highlights the changes that still need to be made in providing mental health care.

NAMI's Top 10 Online Stories from 2014

Breakthroughs in research, questions about tattoos, the passing of Robin Williams, and other topics were some of our most read articles this past year.

A New Act Will Help Those Affected by Mental Illness Save Money

The ABLE Act will allow families to set up tax-free savings accounts for qualified expenses such as education and housing.

Mental Health is #Trending

Researchers are using Twitter to track trends in mental illness.

Talking CIT and NAMI on Capitol Hill

Sgt. Paul of the Plano Police Department in Texas spoke before Congress and explained why crisis intervention teams—and partnerships with NAMI Affiliates—can improve interactions between police and people with mental illness.

The NAMI Effect

Hope starts with you.

Looking Forward to 2015

NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti reflects on 2014—and plans ahead for the new year.

Gettin’ Back to Our (Grass)Roots with The Wailin’ Jennys

This fall, the Wailin' Jennys toured around the country singing and sharing information about NAMI.

What Makes a Good Companion?

Learning how to set boundaries, how to listen and what to say are all important parts of a good companion.