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NAMI NW Annual Affiliate Meeting

Our All-Membership Annual Meeting will be on October 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm, followed by a presentation by Lori Mattos, LMHC. She is an ACCS Critical Team Leader, and will … Read more

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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

August 31, 2020 By Alice Boyes Forbes 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

September 2, 2020 By Vic Micolucci News 4 JAX 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

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI 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

8/7/2020 NAMI 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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The close relationship between sleep and mental health

August 4, 2020 Written by James Kingsland Fact checked by Hannah Flynn, MS Medical News Today Not getting enough sleep skews our ability to regulate our emotions. In the … Read more

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Mental Health and Substance Use State Fact Sheets

Jul 10, 2020 KFF The coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic downturn have taken a toll on mental health for many people, with over 30% of adults in the U.S. now reporting … Read more

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An Open Letter In Response To The President’s Executive Order On Safe Policing For Safe Communities

7/17/2020 NAMI Today, NAMI, in partnership with CIT International and other national organizations working in mental health and policing, released an open letter responding to President Trump’s June 16th executive … Read more