Mental Illnesses Treatment Support & Programs NAMI Advocacy Find Your Local NAMI NAMIWalks
Search
 | Print this page | 
 | 
families

It Is What It Is
4/10/2012
My son was 8 years old the first time a doctor told me he had a psychotic illness ... I knew the meaning of the word psychotic, but I could not imagine it describing my son.

State Mental Health Cuts: The Continuing Crisis
11/12/2011
The latest report from NAMI shows the nation’s mental health crisis is continuing to deepen.

Mental Health Cuts: The "Super Committee" Debate
9/16/2011
Congressional leaders targeting Medicaid, critical safety net programs, mental health research and more.

New Study: NAMI Family Education “Significantly” Improves Coping with Mental Illness
6/14/2011
NAMI’s Family-to-Family Education program “significantly” improves coping and problem-solving abilities of family members of individuals living with mental illness

Primary Care Doctors are Critical to Detecting Mental illness in Children;
5/11/2011
NAMI Family Survey includes the "Top Five" Most Helpful Things a Doctor Can Say

NAMI Missing Persons Support
6/15/2007
Resources and assistance for locating missing persons with mental illness.

Antidepressants and Kids
4/17/2007
A new review concludes that the benefits of antidepressant medications for children and teens appear to be much greater than the risks.

From Mental Illness to Spiritual Wisdom: A Father-Daughter Odyssey
11/17/2006
NAMI is pleased to present the full audio of this moving presentation by Tom and Barb Zanzig, who found profound spiritual lessons in learning to cope with bipolar disorder as a family member and consumer, respectively.

NIMH Grant to Study NAMI's Family to Family Program
12/01/2005
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health to study the benefits of participating in a peer-directed family-to-family education program to enable people to effectively handle the mental illness of a relative or loved one.

The Medication Journey
4/21/2005
Adherence is an issue that confronts anyone working to manage a difficult medical condition. bp Magazine investigates the unique challenges faced by those with mental illness and offers insight for those facing the medication journey.

NAMI Faces: Ramiro's Story
6/25/2004
From abuse, addiction and jail to a better life. Read this powerful account of one man's journey along the path to mental illness recovery.

NAMI Launches National Campaign
11/10/2003
Law enforcement, education, business, and health care leaders join forces. State campaigns to go in Florida, Iowa, W. Virginia, Maine, Kentucky, and Mass.

Empathy and Education Better Prepare Professional Care Givers
9/16/2003
A group of mental health professionals heard voices in a workshop presented by NAMI. The empathy exercise is part of NAMI's Family to Provider education. This helps providers to better serve those suffering from mental illness.

A NAMI Voice: Unemployment and Poverty as the Results of Disability Policy
8/04/2003

A NAMI Voice: The High Cost of Stigma and Discrimination in the Workplace
7/28/2003
A first-person account by Donna, a NAMI member and consumer advocate.

Mental Health Crisis Demands Sweeping Transformation
6/30/2003
New national survey data shows 67% of mental health consumers in the prime of their lives are unemployed: 55% have an annual income of less than $10,000. Nation's grassroots, state and federal leaders call for unified commitment for immediate change.



 | Print this page | 
 | 

Donate

Support NAMI to help millions of Americans who face mental illness every day.

Donate today

Speak Out

Inspire others with your message of hope. Show others they are not alone.

Share your story

Get Involved

Become an advocate. Register on NAMI.org to keep up with NAMI news and events.

Join NAMI Today
  • Follow NAMI
  • Contact Us
    • NAMI
    • 3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 100
    • Arlington, Va 22203
    • Main: (703) 524-7600
    • Fax: (703) 524-9094
    • Member Services: (888) 999-6264
    • Helpline: (800) 950-6264