NAMI Blog

Clarifying the Nature of Psychiatric Diagnoses

By Jordan Parks | Oct. 18, 2019
"We must be precise, united and bold in standing for the unique nature of each individual. We have to stop perpetuating the myth that a psychiatric diagnosis is simultaneously an identity statement, a case study and a personality profile."

Mental Health Conditions Seen in Childhood

By Kristen Fuller, M.D. | Oct. 09, 2019
While many people believe the myth that "kids can't be diagnosed with a mental health condition," the reality is that one in every six youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health condition each year. 

Six Myths and Facts about Mental Illness

By Sky Lea Ross | Oct. 01, 2019
There is a lot of misinformation surrounding mental illness still present within our society. Here are some of the common myths people make about mental illness and the accompanying facts.

Supporting Youth Mental Health

By John Giampaolo | Sep. 27, 2019
Parents, schools and communities can all help young people’s mental health by watching out for warning signs and creating safe spaces to support them. 
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