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Oct 22

NAMI Urges President Obama to Support Increases for NIH & NIMH


NAMI Calls for Increase in NIH Funding Statement of Michael J. Fitzpatrick NAMI Executive Director NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is pleased to join other disease advocacy organizations in support of the "Research Means Hope" movement to ensure that the president... read more »

Posted in: Professionals

Oct 10

World Mental Health Day 2009

Among the 5.1 million adults who reported an unmet need for mental health care and did not receive mental health services in the past year, several barriers to care were reported. These included an inability to afford care (42.7 percent), believing at the time that the problem ... read more »

Sep 29

Voice Awards Less Than a Month Away

The 2009 Voice Awards will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on Wednesday, October 14. Screenwriters, producers, and actors will join SAMHSA in celebrating the winning productions, as well as honoring leaders of the mental health recovery movement who raise ... read more »

Posted in: EM Staff

Sep 17

Native American population getting much needed recognition

One thing that is rarely talked about in mental health, or even mentioned in National Health Statistics, are the mental health disparities and suicide rates in the Native American community. The Federal government’s health program for Native people, Indian Health Services, re... read more »

Posted in: Advocates

Sep 11

everyminute a suicide is attempted

Every minute in this country a suicide is attempted. In the work I do, it is not uncommon to hear of a suicide in the family of an acquaintance or to have someone send a tearful email after viewing the website or hearing a presentation. If I’m not careful, I could become numb... read more »

Posted in: EM Staff

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