Tell Congress To Stop Playing Political Football With Mental Health! #NAMI

Advocacy Action – Tell Congress To Stop Playing Political Football With Mental Health!

While Congress lets mental health reform legislation languish on the sidelines, millions of Americans struggle daily to get the mental health care they need. Congress should play like America’s team and champion bipartisan mental health reform (HR 2646 and S 1945) now. How will mental health reform legislation help? Mental...

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NAMI Advocacy - Advocate on Current Legislation

Take Action on Advocacy Issues

Check out NAMI national for even more Advocacy Issues Advocate on Current Legislation Become an advocate and help influence positive policy reform in your community and across the country. Take Action – See more at: http://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Take-Action-on-Advocacy-Issues#sthash.oNySqgBc.dpuf   Learn about the Issues Mental health public policy is a complicated topic, learn more...

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2015 November Public Education

Mon. Nov. 9th – Public Education Meeting – How Can You Tell If It’s Mental Illness

*Click for a downloadable PDF version* Meet Dr. Maxim A. Chasanov, M.D., who has been the Medical Director of Alexian Center for Mental Health since 2003. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and specializes in patients suffering with thought disorders. Dr. Chasanov is a recipient of the Psychiatrist of the Year Award presented...

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NAMI E-NEWS - A Holiday Gift From the Senate

NAMI E-NEWS – A Holiday Gift From the Senate

Late last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill (S. 993) reauthorizing and expanding the Mentally Ill Offender and Treatment Crime Reduction Act (MIOTCRA). S. 993 expands the use of MIOTCRA funds to include the following: Veterans treatment courts; Training for law enforcement and correctional officers on how to respond to...

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NAMI Stigma-free

Mental Health Advocates Call on ABC-TV to Drop Halloween Episode

Link to press release: Mental Health Advocates Call on ABC-TV to Drop Stigmatizing Halloween Episode Mental Health Advocates Call on ABC-TV to Drop Halloween Episode Modern Family’s Episode Stigmatizes Mental Illness; Decision to Air is “Callous” ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today...

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2015 NAMI E-news

Tell Congress To Focus On Early Intervention

Tell Congress To Focus On Early Intervention Email, call and tweet your Congressional Members today and ask them to attend a critically important briefing on the effectiveness of early intervention in serious mental illness. At this briefing NAMI and NIMH will share the official results from a study on First...

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NAMI CCNS Runs and Walks

NAMI 5K Run and Walk 9-20-2015

* You can still make a difference this year by making a donation to our ‪#mentalhealth‬ walk until Nov 20th: https://goo.gl/chzDBf * Results and Award Breakdown – Results went online on race day at the following link: www.ItsRaceTime.com/Results.aspx?ID=1369 Below are links to our photos and video from the 2015 NAMI...

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NAMI CCNS Tag Day Volunteers

** Tag Day 2015 **

Click here if you would like to volunteer! June 12 & 13 (Friday & Saturday) **NEED VOLUNTEERS!!** Click on the image for a printable PDF version Tag Day Community Captain – Click for downloadable PDF

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