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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.


NAMI Honors Dr. Lisa Dixon

12/19/2014
NAMI congratulates and thanks Dr. Lisa Dixon for the incredible work she has done displaying NAMI Family-to-Family as an evidence-based practice.

Gettin’ Back to Our (Grass)Roots with The Wailin’ Jennys

12/19/2014
The Wailin' Jennys are an awesome folk band that promote NAMI as they tour.

Depression: A Scientific Approach

12/19/2014
You won't believe what this young teen has to say about mental illness. What an amazing level of understanding for someone in 7th grade.

What Makes a Good Companion?

12/19/2014
Learning how to set boundaries, how to listen and what to say are all important parts of a good companion.

What Makes a Good Companion?

12/19/2014
Learning how to set boundaries, how to listen and what to say are all important parts of a good companion.

Amazon Ad

12/19/2014
Shop with Amazon and help support NAMI.

NAMI Comments on the 2015 5-Year NIMH Strategic Plan

12/18/2014
On behalf of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), I am pleased to offer the following comments on the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) draft 5-Year Strategic Plan for 2015.

“I AM (Still) ESSENTIAL” Coalition Sign-on Letter

12/18/2014
We, the undersigned patient and community organizations representing millions of patients and their families, are pleased to submit comments in support of many aspects of the proposed rule Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 (79 FR 70673, Nov. 26, 2014)).

Congressional Budget Bill a Mixed Bag

12/18/2014
This past weekend Congress passed a spending bill that covers the rest of the 2015 fiscal year. Here's how it will impact funding for mental health.

People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System: A Cry for Help

12/18/2014
Each year 2 million with mental illness are arrested. How can we improve the system?

Emotional Eating: When Food = Love

12/17/2014
Food can provide comfort, but it's only a quick fix for situations that may need a longer-term solution.

Stopping the Holidays from Getting You Down

12/17/2014
We asked you for a list of things you do to cope with holiday stress. Here's what you said.

Congress Completes Action on FY 2015 “Omnibus” Appropriations Bill

12/16/2014

Health Insurance and Mental Health Services

12/15/2014
What does your health insurance coverage mean for the mental health care you are able to get?

Mental Health Investment By States Slowed in 2014

12/11/2014
NAMI just released a report tracking the progress made in each state this year in regards to mental health legislation.

Convention

12/10/2014
Join us next year in San Francisco

Mental Health Reforms Have Slowed Since the Newtown Tragedy; NAMI Report Shows Minnesota, Virginia and Wisconsin among Exemplary Leaders in 2014

12/09/2014
Momentum for reform of the nation's mental health care system slowed in 2014 as a result of failure by Congress to enact comprehensive mental health care legislation and a decrease in the number of states strengthening investment in mental health services.

Who is Upstream Pushing Them In?

12/09/2014
People in need often turn to their faith leaders and faith community for help. Jewish Child & Family Services is working to identify issues before they become serious.

Who is Upstream Pushing Them In?

12/09/2014
People in need often turn to their faith leaders and faith community for help. Jewish Child & Family Services is working to identify issues before they become serious.

NAMI Applauds Stay of Execution in Panetti Case

12/05/2014
NAMI and other advocates won a victory—at least temporarily, when the scheduled execution of Scott Panetti was halted with only seven hours to spare.


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