Tag Archives: NAMI

Think you are the only one who is dealing with mental difficulties?

Asking for help is pretty hard. I thought I’d post some thoughts about why you may be hesitant to consider asking for help. Continue reading

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National Alliance on Mental Illness points out a study on Caregiving

http://www.nami.org/template.cfm?Section=Top_Story&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=90594&lstid=809 From their website: Portrait of American Caregivers December 9, 2009 According to a new report, Caregiving in the U.S. 2009, nearly one-third of the American adult population serves as a family caregiver. The study is based on interviews with … Continue reading

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NAMI’s stance on the mental health provisions of health reform.

NAMI, if you don’t already know, is the premier advocacy organization for the seriously mentally ill.  They are among the chief spokespeople.  Here is a Reuters report on their position re health care reform. http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS207185+10-Sep-2009+PRN20090910?sp=true

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