NAMI Blog

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. 

Suicide Prevention for College Students

By John MacPhee, BA, MBA, MPH and Katherine Ponte BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CARC, CPRP | Sep. 23, 2019
Suicide among college students is a growing problem. Here's how families, students and colleges can work together to prevent future suicides from happening.

A Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis is Not a Death Sentence

By Carrie Cantwell | Sep. 16, 2019
"I need to be especially careful when something goes wrong in my life because it could awaken the whispering voice in my head that tells me I can escape by dying. My dad must have heard that same voice. And I don’t want to end up like he did."
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