Narcolepsy impact on mental health

Narcolepsy – The Most Underrated Mental Health Killer

Narcolepsy is one of the most commonly misunderstood health disorders. This neurological autoimmune disorder can affect people in varying ways and is often extremely difficult to diagnose. Here are 5 things that most people need to know about narcolepsy and how it affects those patients and their loved ones. It...

Continue reading

NAMI FaithNet

NAMI FaithNet is an interfaith resource network of NAMI members, friends, clergy and congregations of all faith traditions who wish to encourage faith communities who are welcoming and supportive of persons and families living with mental illness.

Continue reading

Overcoming Anorexia

7 Biggest Challenges of Overcoming Anorexia

Those who have never actually experienced anorexia often think others can overcome the disease simply by realizing their own inner beauty and starting to eat again. However, anorexia nervosa (an emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat) is a very complicated mental disorder...

Continue reading

#CURESTIGMA - Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Month | #CureStigma

Mental Health Month | #CureStigma Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI CCNS and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

stigmafree header oct Be Stigma-Free - A NAMI National feature

Be Stigma-Free – A NAMI National feature

Here’s this month’s list of Stigmafree strides: 1. Share Your Story 2. Encourage your community to take part in National Depression Screening Day 3. Raise awareness for Mental Illness Awareness Week StigmaFree Partner Updates Did you catch FOX Sports yesterday? It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) and FOX Sports joins...

Continue reading

stigmafree feature miaw Mental Illness Awareness Week - Oct 2-8 2016

Mental Illness Awareness Week – Oct 2-8 2016

What about Social? Make sure to let your followers know that October 2-8 is Mental Illness Awareness Week! Help us in spreading awareness and spreading hope. #MIAW #stigmafree Share the images and messaging to raise awareness and start a conversation. Facebook Cover Image Facebook Timeline Image Twitter Cover Image Twitter...

Continue reading

2016 WorldSuicidePrevention CQ The suicide rate is at a 30-year high. You can help.

The suicide rate is at a 30-year high. You can help.

117 people die every single day by suicide in America. You can help stop this epidemic. Contact your Senators. Demand a vote on the Mental Health Reform Act (S. 2680). S. 2680 will: Invest in mental health services and supports that are evidence-based, so people know they are getting care...

Continue reading