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Newtown Tragedy: NAMI Condemns NRA Position as "Outrageous and Wrong"
A statement by NAMI Executive Director Michael J. Fitzpatrick.

NAMI Fact Sheet: After the Newtown Tragedy, Parents are Asking What to Do When a Child Has a Mental Illness
"What Families Can Do" lists warning signs every parent should know.

Purple Hearts for PTSD: Report Calls for Change in Military Culture
NAMI released a special report today, Parity for Patriots: The Mental Health Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families.

General Peter W. Chiarelli (ret.) of Seattle to Receive National Award; Rally for Veterans also set for Seattle’s Westlake Park on June 28
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will present General Peter W. Chiarelli (ret.) U.S. Army of Seattle, with its Distinguished Service Award, the organization's highest honor, at its national convention in Seattle on June 27-30, 2012.

NAMI Testifies on Dangers of Solitary Confinement and Mental Illness
Individuals with severe psychiatric symptoms placed into solitary confinement in prisons is "akin to pouring gasoline on a fire."

NAMI Launches "Mental Health Care Gets My Vote."
ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2012 -- NAMI has launched a website, "Mental Health Care Gets My Vote," to mobilize individuals and families affected by mental illness to participate in the 2012 elections.

Airlines and Mental Health: Issues to Think About
NAMI released the following statement concerning the recent incidents aboard American Airlines and JetBlue flights...

The Afghanistan Tragedy
3/20/2012 is clear that the system of identification, diagnosis and intervention for ongoing invisible wounds of soldiers serving not what it should be.

NAMI Says Defense Department AWOL on Mental Health Care for National Guard and Reserves
A statement from Michael Fitzpatrick, executive director of NAMI, on National Guard mental health care crisis and access to care at stake in the U.S. Department of Defense Appropriations bill.

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

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

New Study: NAMI Family Education “Significantly” Improves Coping with Mental Illness
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;
NAMI Family Survey includes the "Top Five" Most Helpful Things a Doctor Can Say

Schizophrenia: NAMI Offers Public Education; Discusses New Research on Fish Oil and Marijuana
Schizophrenia: NAMI Offers Public Education; Discusses New Research on Fish Oil and Marijuana

State Mental Health Cuts A National Crisis
Two thirds of states have cut mental health care in the last three years—even though need has increased.

Honor Your Heroes!
The 2008 "Welcome Back Awards" recognize individuals who have made great strides in battling depression, or improved the lives of those struggling with the illness. Nominations are being accepted through Nov. 12.

Visit NAMI at the online college mental health fair
NAMI is one of twelve groups participating in an online college mental health fair, running now through September 30. Visit now. Every click supports NAMI.

Update on Suicide Hotline
As of September 25, 2006, SAMHSA is maintaining 1-800-SUICIDE.

Study Looks at Treatment-Resistant Depression
Initial results from NIMH study measure effectiveness of depression treatment.

NAMI Applauds ABC-TV Network Affiliates Broadcasting "Shadow Voices" Documentary
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.


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