NAMI Blog

Finding Wellness After Illness

By Laura Greenstein | Dec. 28, 2017

After years spent volunteering for NAMI, Joe wanted to pull from his own experiences to express his message of hope. So, he created a presentation-program to help people with mental illness achieve wellness.

The Top Three Musicals About Mental Health

By Alisa Hurwitz | Dec. 27, 2017

While treatment is effective and vital to recovery, art can also help. Theater is an art form that can be particularly powerful. So, here are three musicals about mental illness that just may help you better understand yourself and others.

Strategies for Living and Working Well with ADHD

By Alexis Anderson | Dec. 22, 2017

More than three-fourths of adults who had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children, still experience symptoms—and no matter the setting, it’s a challenge every day. Check out these productivity and self-help tips that may help provide relief.

Pawing for Recovery

By Tricia L. Hogan | Dec. 21, 2017

"Once I recovered from my stay at the hospital, I started doing research. I found out that therapy dog groups in my area were not servicing individuals experiencing mental illness, so I set out on a mission to bring free, animal-assisted therapy to the mental health community."

Hope is Within Reach

By Elaine Peng | Dec. 18, 2017

"During my years of volunteer work, I have been constantly reminded that I’m not alone. After struggling on my own and feeling helpless for a long time, I now know that there are so many people experiencing similar struggles."

NAMI’s 2017 Gift Giving Guide

By Katrina Gay | Dec. 14, 2017

Tis the season to give to others and to causes that make a difference for those in need. This year, you can do both by considering gifts that adorn and delight while also giving back to NAMI.

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.