Mental Health America's Report

Young People’s Mental Health 2020

Young People’s Mental Health 2020 A report by Mental Health America. “Founded in 1909 by Clifford W. Beers, Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. MHA’s work is...

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Green Ribbon Awareness Month

Green Ribbon Campaign

Green Ribbon Campaign May is Mental Health Awareness Month Join us by tying a green ribbon to your mailbox, door, newspaper tube, trees or lamposts on your property. Celebrate diversity and awareness for those with mental illness. Everyone has mental health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines...

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Help, Not Handcuffs

A Webinar Series Focused On Addressing Mental Health Crises With Comprehensive Community Responses NAMI Ask the Expert — Help, Not Handcuffs Part 1: The Definition of Insanity Documentary & Panel Discussion watch here or read the transcript This first webinar of the series featured a showing of the 2020 PBS...

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Frontline Workers Support Program

National Strategy to Help Health Workers Recover

Op-Ed: We need a national strategy to help health workers recover from the stress of the pandemic By VICTOR J. DZAU MARCH 5, 2021 3:05 AM PT “COVID-19 has hit our already burdened healthcare workforce like a sledgehammer. More than a year into the pandemic, an immediate, full-scale effort to support healthcare workers...

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NAMI Frontline Wellness

NAMI Launches Frontline Wellness Program Frontline professionals face many challenges in their day-to-day work life: From the pressure of making sure people get the help and care they need to working long shifts — health care and public safety are stressful fields of work. When you encounter chronic stress, trauma...

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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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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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Front Line Professionals, Wellness and Mental Health for First Responders

Front Line Wellness – First Responders Mental Health Presented by NAMI.ORG Frontline professionals face many challenges in their day-to-day work life. From the pressure of making sure people get the help and care they need to working long shifts — health care and public safety are stressful fields of work....

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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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