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NAMI SWMO Neon Night 5K Suicide Prevention Walk

Volunteer for Neon Night, August 22nd!

We need volunteers to help with parking, water stations, distributing glow gear, and rooting on our runners and walkers.

102 Missouri mental health workers, 51 patients test positive for coronavirus

102 Missouri mental health workers, 51 patients test positive for coronavirus

Jun 10, 2020 By Alisa Nelson OzarksFirst.com https://www.ozarksfirst.com/local-news/local-news-local-news/102-missouri-mental-health-workers-51-patients-test-positive-for-coronavirus/ MISSOURI (Missourinet).– The Missouri Department of Mental Health says 102 workers and 51 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus. Four patients…

Mental health may be one of biggest workplace issues in 2020

Mental health may be one of biggest workplace issues in 2020

June 22, 2020 By Megan Lynch KMOX https://kmox.radio.com/articles/mental-health-may-be-one-of-biggest-workplace-issues-in-2020 ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX) – Uncertainty and anxiety are creating a whole different kind of workplace stress in 2020. “Mental illness is the single…

Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

Jul 6, 2020 By Kylie M. Smith, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Discrimination-and-Racism-in-the-History-of-Mental-Health-Care People with mental illness have always been discriminated against. They have been denied full participation in society and labeled as…

This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

Jul 1, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/This-Minority-Mental-Health-Month-NAMI-is-Raising-Awareness-About-Mental-Health-in-Underrepresent Arlington, VA — NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has the goal of raising awareness about mental health care in underrepresented communities. Our culture, beliefs, sexual identity,…

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NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents and Mental Health Resources for African Americans

NAMI.org May 29, 2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and…

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Communicating Is More Than Finding The Right Words

August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would…

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017  When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning…

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Help Build the Mental Health Movement

By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 29, 2017 Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness…

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Family Survival Guide

By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under…