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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.


Criminalization of Mental Illness: Itís a Crime

8/27/2014
Jails have become the go-to place for the "treatment" of mental illness. Here is how we can change that.

Howie Mandel: No Laughing Matter

8/27/2014
Comedian Howie Mandel is determined to make mental health as common as going to the dentist.

YANA: Iím Not Crying For Your Attention

8/27/2014
Tammie shares her story about what living with depression is really like for those who don't understand.

Convention

8/22/2014
Join us September 3-6!

Act4MentalHealth Hero

8/22/2014
Raise awareness and #Act4MentalHealth for the National Day of Action on Sept. 4!

Visible Honor for Invisible Wounds

8/22/2014
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.

Sacred Creations

8/19/2014
After finding a church that understood mental health, AJ French finally received the treatment and support she needed.

Sacred Creations

8/19/2014
After finding a church that understood mental health, AJ French finally received the treatment and support she needed.

YANA: With Help, Things Can Change For The Better

8/15/2014
At the age of 17, Jessica's brain appeared to revolt against her. Now she tells how she made it through.

What We Can Do about Depression

8/13/2014
Robin Williams' passing reminds us that depression and suicide can affect everyone.

NAMI Statement by Mary Giliberti: Reflecting on the Passing of Robin Williams

8/12/2014
NAMI remembers the life Robin Williams and reminds us all how important it is to reach out and help one another.

Laugh a Little with Please Like Me

8/08/2014
Sometimes laughter can be a great form of therapy. Creator Josh Thomas draws on his personal experience in his comedy series Please Like Me.

Setting the Record Straight

8/07/2014
NAMI calls on Congress to take action on the two presented mental health bills once they return from recess.

Connect 4 Mental Health® Announces 2014 Community Innovation Awards Call for Entries

8/05/2014
Nationwide initiative will honor local programs implementing approaches designed to positively impact those with serious mental illness and their communities

Connect 4 Mental Health: Help Spread the Word for Community-based Innovations

8/05/2014
Building on the 2013 C4MH initiative, NAMI and others are recognizing local organizations working to support individuals with serious mental illness.

Book Review: 8 Keys to End Bullying Strategies for Parents & Schools

7/31/2014
Bullying can lead to emotional instability and potentially serious problems. It's important to stop it early.

NAMI Advocacy Update: July 2014

7/30/2014
This month in NAMI advocacy: comprehensive legislation, mental health parity, employment, and NAMI California.

Facing a Double Stigma

7/30/2014
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.

YANA: We Are More Than Just Numbers

7/25/2014
Behind every statistic, there is a person who is loved. Allison was an advocate and a role model for the Native community.

A Groundbreaking Commitment to Psychiatric Research

7/23/2014
After receiving a $650 million gift The Broad Institute is set to try and find the genetic causes of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.

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