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Tips for Managing the Holiday Blues

Laura Greenstein | Nov. 19, 2015 (from website) Many people can experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season. People who already live with a mental health condition should take extra care to tend to their overall health and wellness during this time. Extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even sentimental memories that accompany the season…

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ABC Thumbs Its Nose At Mental Health Groups.We Lost, Right?

-Peter Earley- We lost, right? Paul Lee, the head of ABC Entertainment Group, which oversees the television network ABC and its production arm ABC Studios, ignored requests by the nation’s six largest mental health groups to deep six a Halloween episode of Modern Family last night that belittled Americans with mental illnesses.. He thumbed his nose at the tweets, the blogs,…

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NAMI San Diego’s Tech Cafe National Award Winner

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. and Lundbeck, announced the winners of the 2015 Connect 4 Mental Health™ (C4MH) Community Innovation Awards. Amidst a national landscape increasingly focused on lack of access to mental health care, C4MH advocates that change…

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Act Now to Advance First Episode Psychosis Programs

NAMI and NIMH are collaborating on a Capitol Hill briefing announcing the official results from a multi-year study on First Episode Psychosis (FEP) programs. As communities grapple with how to better identify serious mental illnesses earlier and more effectively, this study provides answers. This briefing is important for your Congressional Representatives to attend for three…

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