Translating Lived Experience into a Compelling Novel By Laura Greenstein | Dec. 13, 2017 Turtles All the Way Down isn’t a light-hearted, fun, young adult novel. It’s a reflection of an author’s life lived with mental illness. Read More. Life on the Line By Christine Allen | Dec. 11, 2017 Whether we’re advocating, supporting, educating or increasing awareness, NAMI is here to help. Providing answers on the HelpLine is a core way we do that. Read More. Keys to Managing Schizophrenia By Andrew Downing | Dec. 08, 2017 "Schizophrenia is not a hopeless situation—people living with schizophrenia can experience recovery and live fulfilling lives. I’m an example of that." Read More. Sharing My Mental Health Journey on Stage By Ryann Tanap | Dec. 06, 2017 "I’ve learned that creatively expressing my emotions, thoughts, worries and fears through art—and sharing that art with others—helps my recovery. And I believe that no matter what you’re going through, the arts might be able to help you cope as well." Read More. Learning to Change in Order to Heal By Melisma Cox | Dec. 04, 2017 "For therapy to work, you have to be open to change. You have to accept that your way of thinking may be wrong and that your beliefs may be what is making you sick... I am proud to say that I changed." Read More. Millennials and Mental Health By Jenny Marie | Dec. 01, 2017 Millennials are more likely to talk about mental health than their parents or grandparents. And as more young people speak out, the stigma surrounding mental illness is beginning to lessen. Read More.