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NAMI Family to Family begins on Monday, September 28th via Zoom! Slots are still available, contact us now!

September 24, 2020

The NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program. This means that research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to a person with a mental health condition. NAMI more »

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

    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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Depression, anxiety spike amid outbreak and turbulent times

September 10, 2020

September 3, 2020 By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer SeattlePi https://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Depression-anxiety-spike-amid-outbreak-and-15537641.php Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus crisis, research suggests. In the latest study to suggest an uptick, half of U.S. adults surveyed reported at least some signs more »

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Mental health providers concerned about kids during pandemic

August 24, 2020 By Holly Ramer, AP SeattlePi https://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Classes-underway-at-NH-colleges-unemployment-15510509.php Mental health officials said Monday that children are a particular concern during the coronavirus pandemic both as patients and as offspring of providers working from home. The pandemic has exacerbated existing workforce challenges in behavioral health, Cynthia Whitaker, interim president of Greater Nashua Mental Health, said more »

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was too tired, but because I was too sad. It was during a time in my life when I was coping with a lot: My parents more »

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