The Surprising Casualty of Violent Tragedies: Police Officer Mental Health By Laura Usher | May. 25, 2016 In a partnership with the chief of police of Newtown, Conn., Michael Kehoe, NAMI has been working on officer mental health in the aftermath of tragic events and has recently released a report that serves as a guide to this complex issue. Read More. Exercise for Mental Health: 8 Keys to Get and Stay Moving By Christina Hibbert, Psy.D. | May. 23, 2016 From acceptance, to support and prosperity, this blog post outlines 8 steps that make taking charge of one's mental health a flourishing experience. Read More. Leader of Landmark Gene Research on Schizophrenia to Speak at NAMI Convention By Marcy Baer | May. 20, 2016 Dr. Steven McCarroll, who led the research team responsible for a study that examines the gene that may be a risk factor for schizophrenia, will speak at this year’s NAMI National Convention, July 6–9 in Denver. Read More. Sisyphus and the Seed By Marcella Allison | May. 16, 2016 From the hill to the summit, or not. Marcella Allison believes caring for someone with mental illness does not have to be some "endless Sisyphean task." Read more to find out how NAMI's Family-to-Family educational program has helped her family manage their son's mental health challenges. Read More. These Take the Prize: Journalists and Mental Health Advocacy By Bob Carolla | May. 12, 2016 Pulitzer Prizes represent the highest honors for print journalism and this past month marked the 100th anniversary of the awards where several selections focused on mental health concerns and bringing attention and awareness to the movement. Here is a recap of the journalists and advocates who took the prize. Read More. A Voice at the Table: NAMI and Community Partnerships By Donald Turnbaugh | May. 09, 2016 A twenty year NAMI member/supporter recounts the impact of NAMI's grassroots foundation and offers and insightful assessment of NAMI's community partnerships to encourage others to seek NAMI for support for mental health. Read More. A Report from the Frontlines of Crisis Mental Health By Mark Nathanson | May. 05, 2016 A common mental health crisis serves as a substratum for psychiatrist, Mark Nathanson, MD, to share four steps those challenged with the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could take for help. Read More. Gifts That Give Back By Laura Greenstein | May. 02, 2016 Are you looking for a meaningful gift for mom for Mother's Day? NAMI has a few ideas about how to impress mom while also giving back to the mental health community. Read More.