Being a parent of a child living with ADHD brings its own set of challenges. Russell Barkley offers some advice for parents in his new book.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is deeply saddened by the horrific and avoidable school shooting that occurred yesterday in Uvalde, Texas. The mass killing of at least 19 children and two adults at the elementary school impacts all of us. It impacts the mental h...
There are different types of health insurance plans designed to meet different needs. A person's situation will impact the types of insurance that are available.
People with mental illness are being injured or killed almost weekly through the improper use of restraints. Congress needs to put in place standards and a system to end such abuses, before any more adults or children die.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) today is celebrating Congress' passage of legislation establishing national standards that restrict the use of restraints and seclusion (R/S) in all psychiatric facilities which receive federal funds and in "non-medical commu...
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) urges individuals and families to familiarize themselves with the draft of the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which is used by psychiatrists and other mental health professionals to classify and diagnose mental diso...
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I was recently prescribed an antidepressant. The information sheet from the pharmacy said the medication may increase suicidal thoughts. Is this true?
We’re seeing epidemic levels of stress in children and teenagers, with increasing rates of clinical depression , anxiety and other coping problems. Fear , uncertainty and lack of control—factors that power stress—are ramped up in times of rapid, unpredictable change...
On Tuesday, parents and mental health leaders met with members of Congress to discuss how to improve access to mental health care.
Dr. Ross Greene's “Understanding and Helping Kids with Social, Emotional and Behavioral Challenges," recorded on Feb. 16th, is now available for replay!
Having a child that is facing mental health symptoms can be incredibly difficult. To make things easier, explore our information, tips and resources for getting your child the treatment, support and accommodations they need.
Mental health conditions typically begin during childhood, adolescence or young adulthood, here you will find additional information intended to help provide young people, educators, parents and caregivers with the resources they need.
Explore whether residential placement is right for your child and what that would entail.
NAMI announced the nationwide expansion of their flagship teen program, Ending the Silence, due to a generous gift from Former Second Lady of the United States, Tipper Gore.