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Mental illness treatment varies widely among American adolescents within and across ZIP codes

October 8, 2020

Sept 21, 2020 By B. Rose Huber Princeton University https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/09/21/mental-illness-treatment-varies-widely-among-american-adolescents-within-and-across Using a national database of insurance claims, Princeton University researchers investigated the type of treatment adolescents — most of whom were around the average age of 12 and suffering from anxiety or depression — receive after a first episode of mental illness.

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Mental health resources to use if you are in crisis or just need a helping hand

September 29, 2020 By New Day Northwest, Dawn Boughton King5 https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/list-of-mental-health-resources/281-728afee6-c1ca-45a2-90dd-4649f5229bea SEATTLE — You are not alone! The team at Premera Blue Cross compiled this comprehensive list of local and national crisis and mental health resources to help you get whatever kind of support you need starting today. The volunteers and organizations on this list are there more »

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Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

Oct 5, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/Join-NAMI-this-Mental-Illness-Awareness-Week-to-Raise-the-Voices-of-Lived-Experience Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more people than ever need help. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) on Oct. 4-10, 2020, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and participants across more »

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5 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Dissociation

Oct 6, 2020 By Allie Cotterman NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/October-2020/5-Things-I-Wish-My-Loved-Ones-Knew-About-Dissociation Have you ever been driving and suddenly realized you didn’t remember the last ten minutes of your drive? Have you ever been in a conversation and recognize you haven’t heard a word the other person just said? Ever daydreamed through a lecture at school? Almost everyone has more »

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NAMI Peer to Peer is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 6th @ 6:00pm, Registration is open!

September 24, 2020

    Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this 8 session program includes activities, discussions and informative videos. However, as with all NAMI programs, it does not include recommendations for treatment approaches. What You’ll Gain NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a safe, confidential space. The course provides an opportunity for mutual support and growth. Experience compassion more »

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