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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2015 nami PSAs

New Mental Health Television PSAs: NAMI Launches

New Mental Health Television PSAs: NAMI Launches “Hope Starts with You” Campaign SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched “Hope Starts with You,” a new campaign of public service announcements (PSAs) for television. Unveiled at NAMI’s 36th annual convention, July 6-9, the two...

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