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Month: September 2020

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NAMI Family to Family course starting in October

By ezsiteadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on NAMI Family to Family course starting in October

FAMILY TO FAMILY: A FREE Virtual Educational Course for Family Members, Partners and Friends of Individuals affected by Mental Illness Our NAMI Family to Family course provides a broad perspective … Read more

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4 Ways To Destigmatize Mental Health At Work

By ezsiteadmin / September 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

August 31, 2020 By Alice Boyes Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/aliceboyes/2020/08/31/4-ways-to-destigmatize-mental-health-at-work/#1c4b5f8be49d In any month, about 18% of people in the workforce are experiencing a mental health condition. Depression and anxiety are the most common. Many … Read more

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Bodycam footage shines light on mental illness

By ezsiteadmin / September 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

September 2, 2020 By Vic Micolucci News 4 JAX https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2020/09/02/bodycam-footage-shines-light-on-mental-illness/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A new policy that allows for a quicker release of body camera footage capturing police shootings in Jacksonville … Read more

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

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Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was … Read more

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U.S. Senate Passes The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Improvement Act

By ezsiteadmin / September 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

8/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/U-S-Senate-Passes-the-Commander-John-Scott-Hannon-Veterans-Mental-Health-Improvement-Act On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce … Read more

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