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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Top 5 Misunderstood Mental Health Conditions

Top 5 Misunderstood Mental Health Conditions

There’s much stigma attached to mental health and mental illness, so for this year’s “Mental Illness Awareness Week” we are focusing our attention on five mental health conditions in need of better public understanding and stigma-busting: Mental Health is something that’s not often seen just by simply looking at a person....

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Vic Mensa Mental Health

Vic Mensa Wants To Break The Silence On Mental Health In The Black Community

Chicago rapper, Vic Mensa, has recently come forward and opened up about mental health and the issues confronting the African American community when it comes to mental health. In an interview with Sway, Vic said, “Mental health is something that a lot of people just aren’t ready to talk about,...

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Chester Bennington's Wife

Chester Bennington’s Wife Speaks Out on Mental Health

Talinda Bennington, Chester Bennington’s wife and mother to three of his six children, has released a heartbreaking statement following his tragic death. One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How...

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Mental Health Stigma

Madalyn Parker Takes Mental Health Days Off From Work | What Happens Next is Incredible!

Madalyn Parker took a few days off of work for “Mental Health” reasons.  What happened next  amazed the internet!  Her courage is the kind that is eroding the stigma associated with mental health. Yes, Madalyn Parker took two days off of work for mental health.  One would think that the internet...

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HONEST, OPEN, PROUD Coming May 25-June 8, 2017

HONEST, OPEN, PROUD Coming May 25-June 8, 2017

*NOTE: this program has been cancelled Do you live with a mental illness and worry about keeping it a secret or telling others? Honest, Open, Proud (HOP) is a program that helps people make decisions about disclosing their mental health challenges. It’s a safe space to talk about all the...

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2017 NAMI Older Adults and Depression Seminar

Public Education Meeting – Older Adults and Depression Seminar

Click here for PDF April 4, 2017 | Cost: Free 7:00-8:30 PM This community education seminar focuses on identifying and treating older adults with depression and is appropriate for community members and professionals. Since depression can present differently in the older adult population, it is important to recognize symptoms and differentiate between...

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NAMI FaithNet

May 1st – Minds on the Edge, Facing Mental Illness

The NW Suburban Cluster Presents: Minds on the Edge, Facing Mental Illness – a multi-platform media project that explores severe mental illness in America Monday, May 1st 7-9pm Holy Family 2515 Palatine Road Inverness, 60067 TO RSVP or for more information please contact: Sue Geegan sgeegan@holyfamilyparish.org 847-907-3443 Click here for...

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