NAMI Blog

How to Reduce Screen Time in the Digital Age

By Nina Schroder, MSW, LCSW | Aug. 10, 2018

Since the rise of the smartphone, indicators of mental health such as happiness, self-esteem and life satisfaction have decreased while serious mental health issues like anxiety, depression, loneliness and suicide have increased significantly. Here are some tips to reduce screen time. 

Traveling with a Mood Disorder

By Jonathan Berg | Aug. 08, 2018

Travel can be one of the most incredible experiences for those of us struggling with our mental health. However, it can also be incredibly challenging. Here are a few tips to make it easier. 

Spreading Hope Through Peer Support

By Michael Haines | Aug. 01, 2018

Being able to connect with a person who has been through a similar experience can help someone achieve their recovery goals. Learn more about this important piece of first episode psychosis programs from the perspective of someone whose been on both sides of peer support.

Everyone Deserves Adequate Mental Health Care

By Mike Gaeta | Jul. 11, 2018

"There are gross inadequacies and structural problems in the mental health system. More and better family education and outreach are essential in order to mitigate the cultural barriers that play a part in impeding Latino families from realizing and accepting they need help."

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