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Is Mental Health Being Ignored in Presidential Politics?
Posted on May 09 2016
Mental Health Daily (Hogg Foundation)
Candidates szeem mostly to have only scratched the surface. of the issue, Here is a guide to current candidates' platforms,statements, and legislative history regarding mental health at the start of Mental Health Awareness Month. Are they still workIs in progress?
Commentary: Give hope to the mentally ill
Posted on May 01 2016
Greenville News (South Carolina)
Op-ed by NAMI CEO Mary Giliberti on the need to share, experiences, change our culture and create support for those who may need help.
How to Recognize Mental Illness in Children and Teens
Posted on Apr 25 2016
NAMI medical director Ken Duckworth advises grandparents to watch for several signs of distress in their grandchildren.In some cases, grandchildren share things with them that aren’t shared with parents.
U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High
Posted on Apr 22 2016
New York Times
There wass an alarming increase among girls 10 to 14, whose suicide rate, while still very low, tripled..The rate decreased for just one racial group, African American men, and for only one age group, men and women over 75.
Which of These Women Has a Mental Illness?
Posted on Apr 18 2016
The editor of Women's Health writes about her diagnosis with obsessive-compulsive disorder. A survey conducted by NAMI and the magazine reveals that 78% of respondents suspect they have a mental illness and 65% have been diagnosed with one.