NAMI Florida Opposes AHCA Decision on Changes to Access to Medications for Mental Illness
Jul 13 2005
As the state’s largest grassroots mental health organization of people living with mental illnesses, their families and friends, NAMI Florida is gravely concerned about the recent decision by the Florida Legislature and the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to limit access to life-saving medications for people diagnosed with a mental illness.
A Public Health Crisis: Children and Adolescents with Mental Disorders
May 11 2005
A school superintendent whose daughter once attempted suicide, a college student, a social worker, a board-certified child psychiatrist, and a clinical psychologist who served as a member of President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health warned today that children’s health and well-being could be at risk without programs for early identification, evaluation and treatment of mental disorders.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Sponsors Walks in 38 States
Apr 07 2005
NFL quarterback Terry Bradshaw. Nobel Prize winner John Nash. President Abraham Lincoln. Profiles of courage and recovery from mental illness. Today, tens of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets to raise public awareness that recovery is indeed possible.