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from NAMI.org
Facing a Double Stigma Melody Moezzi has faced stigma growing up as an Iranian-American and as a woman with bipolar disorder. She's speaking at this year's NAMI National Convention.
NAMI Advocacy Update: July 2014
YANA: We Are More Than Just Numbers
Helping Young People Share Their Experiences and Find Support
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There Is Help... There is Hope. 

 Our membership consists of family members, friends, professionals, and individuals recovering from a mental illness.

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Benefits of Membership

  • Advocacy at local, state and national levels calls attention to needed treatment, housing, employment training and health care.
  • Referrals provide families with needed information on treatment options and community services.
  • Books, videos and tapes are available as resources through NAMI.
  • Informative newsletters, "Stateline" and "Advocate" keep members up-to-date on a variety of issues at the state and national levels.
  • Affiliate support groups enable families to share concerns and to learn about mental illnesses.
  • Opportunities to work directly as volunteers on programs designed to aid persons with mental illness.
  • An awareness and advocacy for pertinent legislation at all levels of government.
  • Public education to reduce and eliminate discrimination and the stigma associated with mental illness.
  • Support of research into the causes and treatment of mental illness.

Local chapter newsletter packed with more detailed information published 4 times a year (every three months).  

 

 


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