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Missouri receives more mental health funding for children

December 1, 2020 By Marianne Martinez KSDK https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/health/mental-health-resources-missouri-children/63-3d4ef325-43b9-4430-a2cc-f34df1d28dd4 Missouri received $425,000 in grant money to expand mental health services for children. The grant will expand the Missouri Child Psychiatry Access … Read more

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If Depression and Anxiety Are ‘Normal’ Right Now, When Should I Be Worried?

December 8, 2020 By Jessica A. Gold, M.D., M.S. Self https://www.self.com/story/pandemic-depression-anxiety You probably don’t need me to tell you that the pandemic has not been great for our collective mental health. Everyone is … Read more

A Word to the Wise: Caregiver Take Care

Nov 18, 2020 By Linda Snow-Griffin, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/A-Word-to-the-Wise-Caregiver-Take-Care What airline passenger truly loves flying in turbulent conditions? My husband, who is a private pilot, likes to remind me that … Read more

NAMI Receives Fourth Consecutive Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

12/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Receives-Fourth-Consecutive-Four-Star-Rating-from-Charity-Navigator For the last four years NAMI has proudly received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This four-star rating shows that NAMI exceeds industry … Read more

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

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

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 … Read more

During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/During-Open-Enrollment-Be-Sure-to-Review-Your-Health-Plan-Options Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to … Read more

A BRIGHTER TOMORROW: Mother helps daughter with mental illness using free resources

September 22, 2020 By Marian Bouchot KOMU 8 https://www.komu.com/news/a-brighter-tomorrow-mother-helps-daughter-with-mental-illness-using-free-resources COLUMBIA- There are more than 900,000 Missouri residents who experience a mental illness each year, including nearly 200,000 who experience a … Read more