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Chrissy Teigen Opens Up for the First Time About Her Postpartum Depression
Posted on Mar 06 2017
Chrissy Teigen, has been a Sports Illustrated cover girl, a best-selling cookbook author, and host of an Emmy-nominated TV series Lip Sync Battle. After giving birth to her daughter in 2015 she developed postpartum depression, a condition affecting one in nine women. In this exclusive essay she talks about the experience.
Mental Illness, Untreated Behind Bars
Posted on Feb 27 2017
New York Times editorial
*Stepping Up Initiative (NAMI partner)
At a White House meeting, a member of the National Sheriffs’ Association brought up an urgent problem: the nation's mental hsa. Trump acknowledged that “prison should not be a substitute for treatment” and said his administration would try to address this challenge.
How Depression Has--and Hasn't--Become Normalized
Posted on Feb 26 2017
Science of Us
Young adults are more accepting of mental illness than their parents. 60% of American college-aged adults believe that seeing a mental health professional is a “sign of strength.”
The Road To Recovery
Posted on Feb 16 2017
Claire Bien and Rebecca McCann talk about their struggles and recovery from mental illness as part of NAMI's In Our Own Voice community education program IOOV helps to eliminate the stigma associated with mental health conditions. Bien is the author of Hearing Voices, Living Fully.