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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.

The CIT Movement: Being More Like MADD

Often, all law enforcement need is to be informed about the issue by advocates.

Please Like Me is a Comedy Show with a Social Action Twist

NAMI held a screening of Please Like Me on Capitol Hill to raise awareness about mental illness.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 5-11, 2014

Art and Craft: A Documentary of Unusual Healing

Mark Landis is a prolific art forger who also just happens to live with schizophrenia.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Hero

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Learn more at

Change Starts with Us

It's National Suicide Prevention Month. Providing resources and education can help stem the tide of suicides on college campuses.

How is Your Health Insurance Treating You?

Changes in our nationís health care system should mean that people will have better access to mental health services. But will they?

NAMIís Convention Was a Colorful Panorama, Energizing People for the Year Ahead

The 2014 NAMI National Convention is in the books. Here are some of the highlights.

NAMI Calls on Congress to Actóby the Thousands

NAMI issued a powerful call to action this week as its national convention opened in Washington, D.C. Approximately 1500 NAMI members descended on Capitol Hill to meet with congressional staff.

Book Review: Shadows in the Sun

In a culture where family reputation is all, and expression of emotional pain is taboo, mental illness is seen as a personal failing.

Get Ready to #Act4MentalHealth

On Sept. 4, mental health advocates will head to Capitol Hill and take action online to push for comprehensive mental health care.

Technology as a Tool for RecoveryóA Promising Practice

In many communities, we see innovative solutions emerging that offer hope to many while providing effective approaches to improving lives.

Voice Awards Honor Advocates, Films and TV Shows

NAMI recognizes the advocates, films and television shows that portray mental illness in a respectful way.

Howie Mandel: No Laughing Matter

Comedian Howie Mandel is determined to make mental health as common as going to the dentist.

YANA: Iím Not Crying For Your Attention

Tammie shares her story about what living with depression is really like for those who don't understand.

Criminalization of Mental Illness: Itís a Crime

Jails have become the go-to place for the "treatment" of mental illness. Here is how we can change that.

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, other Mental Health Advocates to Urge Congress to Pass Comprehensive Mental Mealth Legislation as Part of NAMI's "National Day of Action" for Mental Health

NAMI announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4th during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the National Day of Action, conference attendees will visit Capitol Hill offices to urge legislators to pass comprehensive mental health reform legislation.


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Visible Honor for Invisible Wounds

Each day 22 veterans die by suicide. Tom Mahany has gone on two hunger strikes to raise awareness for the issues our military members are facing.