Press Releases

Tennis Star Cliff Richey Speaks Out on Tennis, Depression and Christian Faith
Jul 02 2010

Tennis star Cliff Richey -- the number one ranked professional tennis player in the United States in 1970 who won 45 tournament titles over a 26-year career -- sees tennis having a "resurgence" in the next five years, rebounding from loss of television profile relative to the PGA golf tour.

Mental Illness: New Study Explores Link with Creativity; NAMI Events include Music, Drama and other Arts
Jul 01 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is focusing on films, music and other creative arts this week-at the same that a new scientific study has found a possible explanation for the link between mental illness and uninhibited processing in the brain that allows people to think "outside the box."

Patrick Kennedy says Military Veterans are "being held behind enemy lines" by mental health care system; receives NAMI’s Highest Honor
Jul 01 2010

U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy told the annual convention of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today that “Every day in America, our military veterans are being held behind enemy lines,” because of a “Byzantine mental health system.”

NAMI Consumer Council Honors Paolo del Vecchio Associate Director, SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services
Jun 30 2010

The Consumer Council of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has honored Paolo del Vecchio with its annual Gloria Huntley Award that recognizes an individual or organization that has made significant strides in reducing the use of restraints and seclusion in the treatment of mental illness.

Grammy Award-Winning Irish Singer Susan McKeown will Preview Songs from New Album, Appearing Before National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Jun 29 2010

Susan McKeown, a Grammy Award-winning Irish singer-songwriter, will perform on Saturday, July 3 at the 2010 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) convention awards dinner in Washington, D.C.

Taking It to the Streets: National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Begins July 1; NAMI Highlights Surgeon General's Concerns
Jun 28 2010

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month begins Thursday, July 1, coinciding with the annual convention of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Washington , D.C.

Father-Daughter Story on Schizophrenia is Emotionally Powerful; Documentary Will Air on PBS Stations; Special Screening at 2010 NAMI Convention on July 2
Jun 24 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will screen the award-winning documentary, Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia, at its national convention in Washington, D.C. on July 2.

2010 NAMI Convention to Address Youth Mental Health; Pediatricians Call for Routine Screening
Jun 23 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will address concerns for child and adolescent mental health at the 2010 NAMI National Convention in Washington, D.C., July 1-3.

Military Mental Heath, Scientific Research and Children Will Be Topics at 2010 NAMI Convention in Washington, D.C., July 1-3; Rep. Patrick Kennedy to Receive Award
Jun 22 2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its annual convention in Washington, D.C., July 1-3 and present its Distinguished Service Award to U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy.

New Study: Support Groups Help Parents of Adult Children Living with Mental Illness, Create Advocates and Leaders; 2010 NAMI National Convention will Address Family Education
Jun 21 2010

Parents of adult children with mental illness who participate in education and support groups such as those offered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) experience more positive outcomes and fewer burdens than those who do not, according to a study in the current issue of Psychiatric Services.

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