Top 4 Misperceptions of Mass Shootings and Mental Illness

Top 4 Misperceptions of Mass Shootings and Mental Illness

Mental illness misperceptions have run wild in the wake of the latest mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. Here are the Top 4 misperceptions of mass shootings and mental illness. Common Misperceptions Mass shootings by people with serious mental illness represent the most significant relationship between gun violence and mental illness....

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Google NAMI PTSD

Google Partners With NAMI To Increase Understanding Of PTSD

In any given year, about 14 million adults in the U.S. will experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can develop after any traumatic event, including combat, hurricanes, earthquakes or experiences like mass shootings, assaults or even car accidents. However, despite how common this condition is, treatment-seeking is low. That’s why...

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NAMI CCNS Represented at Supportive Housing Expo

NAMI Cook County North Suburban Board member Judy Graff, chair of the Program Committee and a Basics teacher, also serves as board secretary for the North/Northwest Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness. Judy represented NAMI CCNS and the Housing Task Force at the 6th Annual...

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