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Mental health crisis teaching hospital could be created in Seattle

April 9, 2019

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By Jennifer Sullivan KOMO News https://komonews.com/news/local/mental-health-crisis-teaching-hospital-could-be-created-in-seattle SEATTLE — A proposal to create a teaching hospital and up to 150 beds for people in mental health crisis in Seattle appears to have broad support in Olympia. On Tuesday, the measure passed a Senate committee. Last week, it passed the House unanimously. “The need more »

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

Apr. 01, 2019 By Laurie Katz https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/Four-Lessons-From-Four-Years-of-Therapy I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow student on more »

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NAMI Joins 16 Patient Groups To Protect Access To Health Care

4/2/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-16-Patient-Groups-to-Protect-Access-to-Health-Care Arlington, VA — NAMI and 16 national organizations representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae (“friend-of-the-court”) brief on April 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Texas v. United States. This is the appeal of a District Court’s ruling to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the more »

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NEW” NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group and Family Support Group in Mason County starting April 1st, 6-7:30pm (Shelton Civic Center)

April 7, 2019

New CONNECTION Recovery Support Group Starting in Mason County Monday, April 1st, 2019 NAMI Thurston-Mason, our local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will begin offering an evening NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group beginning Monday,  April 1, 2019.  This evening group will meet the 1st and 3rd Monday’s of the month at the Shelton Civic more »

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Mental Health Book Study to Meet This Spring

March 18, 2019

Register now for a 4-week group study session taking place this Spring on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. on 3/26, 4/2, 4/23, and 4/30 in Room 160. Learn more about living with and supporting those whose lives are touched by mental illness. The bestselling book, An Unquiet Mind, by Kay Redfield Jamison, will serve as more »

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