Find Help, Find Hope!

Blog

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

April 9, 2019

April 1, 2019 By Rachel Aviv The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/08/the-challenge-of-going-off-psychiatric-drugs Laura Delano recognized that she was “excellent at everything, but it didn’t mean anything,” her doctor wrote. She grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, one of the wealthiest communities in the country. Her father is related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and her mother was introduced to more »

Read More

Westchester Receives Grant For Communities Affected By Opioids

Mar 27, 2019 3:36 pm ET By Michael Woyton, Patch Staff https://patch.com/new-york/whiteplains/westchester-receives-grant-communities-affected-opioids WHITE PLAINS, NY — Westchester County has received a grant from the New York State Department of Labor to assist local communities that have been affected by the opioid epidemic. The grant money, which totals $346,205, was allocated to Westchester to help train the more »

Read More

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 »

Read More

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 »

Read More

New York state budget proposal promotes mental health programs

March 14, 2019

New York state budget proposal promotes mental health programs (Photo: MGNOnline) AP — (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s spending proposals for New York state’s mental hygiene programs are the subject of a public hearing in Albany. The Democratic governor’s $175 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year includes his ongoing efforts to reduce the number more »

Read More
1 2 3 27

Become a Member

JOIN NAMI

Get Involved

DONATE NOW

Get In Touch

CONTACT US