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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 Village: Opening Doors for Those in Need

10/20/2014
By tailoring services for each person, the Village is making a lasting impression on mental health programs across the nation.

Mental Health Care Gets My Vote

10/17/2014
Get the info at www.NAMI.org/election

Culturally Competent, Clinically Relevant

10/16/2014
To give the best care, providers need to understand the person they're talking to.

Trying to Test for Psychosis Risk

10/16/2014
Early research has found that a blood test could help identify people who might later go on to develop psychosis.

You Are Not Alone Ad

10/16/2014
You are not alone

Book Review: Unhinged: A Memoir of Enduring, Surviving and Overcoming Family Mental Illness

10/15/2014
When you have a family legacy riddled with psychosis, paranoia and suicide, the odds of avoiding these symptoms yourself don’t look so promising.

Living Well with Schizophrenia

10/10/2014
Understanding your illness doesn't happen overnight.It takes patience and experience.

Have You Been Screened for Depression Today?

10/09/2014
You get checked for cavities and high blood pressure. You should get checked for depression too.

Do You Know the Symptoms? Oct. 5-11 is Mental Illness Awareness Week; NAMI Calls for Public Education

10/02/2014
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is Oct. 5-11. What do you have planned?

MIAW is a time for education about mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other medical conditions that affect a person's thinking, feelings moods, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.

Refusing to Leave Borderline on the Sidelines

10/02/2014
Taking the field in green shoes last season was just one step for Brandon Marshall raising awareness for BPD.

MIAW Homepage Ad

10/02/2014
Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 5-11, 2014

Working Together for Common Ministry

10/01/2014
Clergy don't often have the tools necessary to help congregants with mental illness. This is how we can change that.

Why Punishing Challenging Behavior Doesn’t Work

10/01/2014
Working together with your child to solve is mutually beneficial.

Discussion Groups Homepage Ad

10/01/2014
Join the NAMI Discussion Groups.

Working Together for Common Ministry

10/01/2014
Clergy don't often have the tools necessary to help congregants with mental illness. This is how we can change that.

NAMI Advocacy Update: September 2014

9/24/2014
NAMI advocates work to reform mental health, Senate Judiciary Committee passes legislation to give offenders a second chance, and a webinar teaching you how to advocate for CIT.

YANA: This is Why I Walk

9/24/2014
Mental illness is a part of all of our lives in one way or another—it shouldn't have to be a secret.

“Why Do Y’all Have Tattoos?”

9/24/2014
A simple question can have a much bigger impact than you'd expect.

Please Like Me, a TV Comedy with a Social Action Twist

9/19/2014
NAMI held a screening of Please Like Me on Capitol Hill to raise awareness about mental illness.

The CIT Movement: Being More Like MADD

9/19/2014
Often, all law enforcement need is to be informed about the issue by advocates.

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