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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.

Hurricane Relief Resource Guide
NAMI is providing a listing of resources for consumers and families that are affected by Hurricanes Ike & Gustav.


Helping Young People Share Their Experiences and Find Support

7/22/2014
NAMI is thrilled to take over ok2talk.org, a platform for young people to share their stories and find support.

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: The Time for Action Is Now

7/18/2014
Get inspired and learn about programs NAMI Affiliates across the country are holding to raise awareness for minority mental health.

Promise and Patience in Understanding the Brain

7/17/2014
Efforts are underway on both sides of the Atlantic to develop new tools to help address mental illness.

Employment and Mental Illness: Investing in Programs that Work

7/14/2014
NAMI just released Road to Recovery: Employment and Mental Illness, a report which explores the current state of mental illness and employment in the United States.

How My Hindu Faith and Family Helped My Recovery

7/11/2014
A strong faith and a supportive family has helped Swati Vaidya manage her bipolar disorder and succeed in life.

How My Hindu Faith and Family Helped My Recovery

7/11/2014
A strong faith and a supportive family has helped Swati Vaidya manage her bipolar disorder and succeed in life.

Mental Illness: NAMI Report Deplores 80 Percent Unemployment Rate; State Rates and Ranks Listed—Model Legislation Proposed

7/10/2014
One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Complementary and Alternative Medicine on the Rise for Children with Autism

7/08/2014
CAM provides a variety of options to assist in the treatment of Autism in children.

What's Love Got to Do with It?

7/08/2014
Choosing whether or not to disclose a mental illness in a romantic relationship isn't easy.

Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Improve Mental Health Care in America

7/02/2014
Momentum is building to reach an agreement on two mental health bills introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., and Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz. As concerned Americans, we cannot wait any longer for a solution to the mental health crisis.

Did FDA Black Box Warnings Actually Lead to An Increase in Suicides?

7/01/2014
A Harvard Medical School study shows that warning labels on antidepressants may be associated with higher rates of suicide attempts in teens.

Every Voice Matters, Especially in July

6/30/2014
Racial or ethnic background impacts whether people seek help. Addressing minority mental health disparities begins with learning about them. Join NAMI in celebrating National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

Early Intervention Programs and Their Role in Recovery

6/27/2014
Effective services are available that can improve outcomes of schizophrenia and early episodes of psychosis.

Broadcasters Announce Record On-Air Support for Mental Health Initiative

6/26/2014
As broadcasters' one year commitment to the campaign concludes, NAB announced that the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) will assume management of OK2TALK, and continue to support the growing online community of those who have sought help through the campaign's Tumblr page, OK2TALK.org.

NAMI Gets Global Recognition for Building Better Lives

6/24/2014
A recent interview of NAMI's Ken Duckworth, M.D., and Keris Jän Myrick in International Innovation shows just how far NAMI's influence reaches.

Enough is Enough: Regulate Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

6/24/2014
Momentum is building to curb the use of unnecessary force in schools. Contact your Congressional representatives to ask for their support.

NAMI’s submission to the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s “21st Century Cures Initiative”

6/20/2014

Hitting the Streets: Engaging People When and Where It’s Needed Most

6/20/2014
Engaging people appropriately is vital in promoting recovery. It's important to know the best strategies.

Black Box Star Addresses the Challenges of Portraying Bipolar

6/19/2014
Playing a person with a mental illness on a TV needs to be addressed carefully. Kelly Reilly explains how she prepared for her role and what she hopes the show can achieve.

YANA: A Long Journey of Healing

6/18/2014
It can take time to find the right course of treatment for you. Thank you Jaimie, for sharing your story of recovery.

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