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.
YANA: This is Why I Walk
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?”
A simple question can have a much bigger impact than you'd expect.
NAMI Advocacy Update: September 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.
The CIT Movement: Being More Like MADD
Often, all law enforcement need is to be informed about the issue by advocates.
Please Like Me, a TV Comedy 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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Change Starts with Us
It's National Suicide Prevention Month. Providing resources and education can help stem the tide of suicides on college campuses.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Hero
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Learn more at NAMI.org/SuicidePrevention
How is Your Health Insurance Treating You?
Changes in our nation’s health care system should
mean that people will have better access to mental health services. But will they?
NAMI’s 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 Act—by the Thousands
NAMI issued a powerful call to action this week as its national convention opened in Washington, D.C. Approximately 1,500 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 Recovery—A 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.
YANA: I’m Not Crying For Your Attention
Tammie shares her story about what living with depression is really like for those who don't understand.
Howie Mandel: No Laughing Matter
Comedian Howie Mandel is determined to make mental health as common as going to the dentist.
Criminalization of Mental Illness: It’s a Crime
Jails have become the go-to place for the "treatment" of mental illness. Here is how we can change that.