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What We Can Do About Depression

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 What We Can Do about Depression By Ken Duckworth, NAMI Medical Director I am one of many who would say that Robin Williams was among my favorite actors.  His portrayal of a psychiatrist in Good Will Hunting is my all-time favorite. A colleague of mine told me her kids said to her last…

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Peer Support group in SPANISH!

GRUPO DE APOYO Grupo de Apoyo en Español – NAMI Conexión (La Alianza Nacional De Enfermedades Mentales) ofrece el grupo de apoyo llamado “NAMI Conexión”. Este grupo gratuito, es para todas las personas adultas (18+)  viviendo con una condición de salud mental. El grupo permite a todos los participantes compartir sus experiencias y aprender de la sabiduría…

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Free Mental Health Event, Graeme Cowan Speaking

San Diego, CA- On August 19, 2014 International Bipolar Foundation will host a free mental health event on 4 Things I Learnt From 4,000+ People who Overcame Depression and Bipolar, with keynote speaker, Graeme Cowan.   After recovering from his own horrendous episode of depression, Graeme Cowan strove to understand the fastest way to beat depression and…

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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

While every person dealing with a mental health problem should have access to quality mental healthcare, we know this is not the case. The situation is much worse for racial and ethnic communities who face additional barriers to care and often receive poorer quality of care. In July, NAMI celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness…

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