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Sugar Land, Missouri City-area mental health providers see anxiety, depression levels rise

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October 15, 2020 ABC 13 https://abc13.com/coronavirus-pandemic-mental-health-professionals-increase-in-anxiety-and-depression-levels-rise/7052188/ As the coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn that resulted from it stretch past the six-month mark, mental health professionals in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area have seen an increase in anxiety, … Read more

Therapists’ Mental Health Needs: ‘It’s Like the Dirty Little Secret That We Don’t Talk About’

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Nov 13, 2020 By Olivia Love KBIA https://www.kbia.org/post/therapists-mental-health-needs-its-dirty-little-secret-we-dont-talk-about-0#stream/0 Beth Orns and Katie McDannald are both mental health professionals in Columbia. They spoke about how their work has an impact on their own mental health, as well as about how even … Read more

When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

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Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/When-You-Have-an-Anxiety-Disorder-Courage-Is-Subjective “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first panic attack when I was 20 years old. I had … Read more

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Fri 04

Mental Health and Coffee

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Fri 04

Anxiety, Panic, OCD Support

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
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Music/Arts for Recovery

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Mon 07

Mental Health and Coffee

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST

RSS In the news

  • Police have shot people experiencing a mental health crisis. Who should you call instead? September 18, 2020
    Amid a nationwide movement for racial justice and police reform sparked by the recent killings of several Black men and women, many people have spoken out against police shootings of people experiencing mental health crises. "A person shouldn't lose their life because they’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition," said Angela Kimball, national director […]
  • NIH announces public-private partnership to advance schizophrenia biomarker research September 16, 2020
    The NIH this week announced the launch of Accelerating Medicine Partnership Schizophrenia. The NIH and FDA, along with seven industry and nonprofit partners, aim to improve early therapeutic interventions and targeted treatments for schizophrenia with this initiative. Goals of the partnership include conducting research into biological markers to identify people at risk for developing schizophrenia, […]
  • What AMP SCZ Partners Are Saying September 15, 2020
    “NAMI was founded by parents of adult children with schizophrenia over 40 years ago and we’re proud to be a part of the of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership for Schizophrenia, a watershed moment in our field,” said Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., CEO of  NAMI. “This partnership is a new opportunity for coordinated research on the […]

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