Psychosocial treatments look at someone’s psychological development and how it contributes to the way that they act in and respond to their social environment.
NAMI, NYAPRS, Bazelon, DBSA, APA and MHA sent this letter to ABC President Paul Lee asking them to remove this episode and to air another Halloween-themed Modern Family episode in its place.
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.
Register for SMI Adviser's free webinar: " Peer Support in Transitioning from Crisis Care: Variations on the NYAPRS Peer Bridger Model" on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET.
Learn from national experts on how best to request workplace accommodations from your employer.
Insurance is a crucial tool that can grant access to needed treatment to get well. Getting insured may seem like a complicated process, but knowing the basics can help you find coverage.
NAMI has been honored with a Platinum Award nomination from PRNews for its outreach and storytelling campaign.
Dr. Nierenberg joined NAMI's medical director Ken Duckworth to look at the combination of factors that help ensure wellness.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows states to expand Medicaid eligibility (the process is referred to as "Medicaid Expansion") to uninsured adults and children whose incomes are at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL).
As the executive director of NAMI Texas, I often get invited to speak and share my personal story. I start almost every story with a definition: “Resilience. Noun. The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” I start with this definition because I think ...
A SAMHSA sponsored webinar, “Psychiatric Advance Directives: Supporting Voice and Choice in Mental Health Crisis Settings” will take place Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EST.
Join us on Wednesday March 28, 2018 from 2:30-4:00 pm EST for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Sponsored Webinar, “Myths and Reality: The HIPAA Privacy Rule.”
Tis the season to give to others and to causes that make a difference for those in need. This year, you can do both by considering gifts that adorn and delight while also giving back to NAMI. Kenneth Cole Ties and Scarves Kenneth Cole is proud to partner with NAMI...
A SAMHSA sponsored webinar, “ Preparing for a Crisis: Mental Health Crisis Planning for Families ” will take place Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EST.
My dad was dying. I hated my job. I was struggling with school. A classmate groped me in front of other classmates. I was having a nervous breakdown. I wanted an explanation. I wanted something I could address to make me well. I wanted someone and something to blame....
As someone who has struggled with depression and ADHD throughout my life, creating this comic was a very special experience for me. I chose to use flowers in a garden to represent some of the most common mental health conditions (Bipolar disorder, Depression, Anxiety and Schi...
Register for SMI Adviser’s free webinar: “ What Happens When Your Patient with SMI Is Arrested? ” on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST.
I began my journey as a peer support specialist accidentally. I was actually supporting my peers long before I knew there was a title, specialized trainings, career opportunities or a structured way to use my lived experience as a “tool” to assist others on their mental h...
Many NAMI Affiliates offer an array of outstanding peer-led programs that provide free education, skills training and support. Discover which education program is right for you.
We all sat around the table, having met each other only moments before. There were 14 of us from states across the country, our backgrounds ranging from advocates to scientific researchers to founders of some of the most innovative peer programs and organizations in the co...