Mental Health Parity

MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT MEANS… Mental Health Insurance Coverage correct? For those with a mental illness, the notion that mental-health-insurance-coverage amplifies stigma around mental illness is undeniable. When seeking medical assistance through counseling or psychiatry, the expectation should be that our medical insurance will provide coverage. Sadly, more often than...

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Quiz night fun

Quiz Night

QUIZ NIGHT When: Dec 23, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) This is just for fun, we are so excited that CJ has stepped in as QUIZMASTER to get us all in the Holiday Spirit (and beyond)… Inaugural Quiz night is upon us. Register by December 22nd at...

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Plan for a Mental Health Crisis

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis

NAMI’s Guide for NAVIGATING a MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS Do you know what to do and how to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis? As with any illness, when a mental health crisis presents itself, it is helpful to know what to do quickly to get the help you...

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Walk Season Is Coming To An End

Remember our 7th Annual Walk Season is Coming to the End You STILL HAVE TIME to make a difference. We hate to see it go, but this year’s walk is almost over. We are at 88% of our goal, and while we are extremely grateful for getting this far, we would be...

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Call To Action, Suicide Prevention Line

Suicide Prevention Line Approval – Means a Call To Action for YOU! Advancing 9-8-8 can’t wait. This easy-to-access, nationwide 3-digit emergency number (9-8-8) will help people in a mental health crisis.* And it’s close to becoming a reality. The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted in July to designate 9-8-8 as...

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You Can Prevent Suicide in Someone Close to You

Can You Prevent Suicide in Somone Close to You? “With 45,000 suicide deaths in the U.S. in 2016,1 someone has to do something. Robert C. Smith M.D.  Patient Zero You Can Prevent Suicide in Someone Close to You How you, as in individual, can save valuable lives. Posted Aug 01, 2020...

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NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents And Mental Health Resources For African Americans 5/29/2020 CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Subscribe to our social media channels to keep up with all the events this month. Due to the pandemic, we are exclusively available online. We are hosting webinars and information sessions to educate, advocate and support our community. We remain committed to our mission...

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