Every Story Has the Power to Save a Life By Eliza Williamson | Apr. 28, 2015 As a writer, Eliza believes stories save lives. As a NAMI Peer-to-Peer teacher, she watches it happen. Read More. Why I Think the NAMI National Convention is Perfect for Young Adults By Amanda Swindle | Apr. 23, 2015 Amanda Swindle, NAMI's 2014 Young Adult Leader Award winner, shares why she thinks attending the NAMI National Convention is a must for teens and young adults. Read More. Military Kids Serve Too By Ingrid Herrera-Yee | Apr. 17, 2015 April is the Month of the Military Child—a time to raise awareness about the sacrifces made and challenges faced by the children of America's service men and women. Read More. Changing The Way Society Understands Mental Health By Theo Bennett | Apr. 16, 2015 Teenager Theo Bennett's experience with his father's bipolar disorder has taught him that compassion comes from learning. He'll be sharing what he's learned at this year's NAMI National Convention. Read More. Three Powerful Messages for Promoting Mental Health Awareness in Every School By Hakeem Rahim | Apr. 10, 2015 By openly discussing mental health, schools can go a long way in erasing the stigma surrounding mental illness and getting students treatment and services. Read More. Science Meets the Human Experience: Integrating the Medical and Recovery Models By Ken Duckworth, M.D. | Apr. 10, 2015 Can the first-person vision for hopefulness and reliance on experience be integrated with scientific knowledge to inform better care and outcomes? Yes. Read More. Reducing the Risk of Suicide in Individuals with BPD Apr. 08, 2015 Dr. Marsha Linehan is a leading expert in dialectical behavior therapy and borderline personality disorder, and she'll also be speaking at NAMI's National Convention this July. Read More. What Is Mental Health Parity? Apr. 08, 2015 You may have heard someone mention the term mental health parity. If you're not sure what it means this infographic can help you out. Read More. Strengthening NAMI's Connection with the African American Community Apr. 03, 2015 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), the oldest African American sorority in the country, and NAMI have partnered together to increase mental health awareness. Read More. Mental Health Parity: Still a Long Way to Go Mar. 31, 2015 A new report from NAMI highlights the results of a survey given to over 2,700 people about their experience with health insurance coverage. Read More.