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Month: February 2013

The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Trauma Resources

By lynseybates / February 6, 2013 / Comments Off on The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Trauma Resources

The tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School have left this nation heartbroken and we continue to grieve for each life that was lost. While information is still being revealed … Read more

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White House Gun Task Force: NAMI Calls on President and Congress to “Do What’s Right” for Mental Health Care

By lynseybates / February 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) met yesterday with Vice President Joseph Biden’s task force on gun control, along with other leaders of … Read more

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Early Intervention Is Key Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

By lynseybates / February 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

From Allsup Blog by Jessica Cruz, MPA/HS, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness-California In the wake of the tragic events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in … Read more

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Successful and Schizophrenic

By lynseybates / February 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

Thirty years ago, I was given a diagnosis of schizophrenia. My prognosis was “grave”: I would never live independently, hold a job, find a loving partner, get married. My home … Read more

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Obama Unveils Sweeping Plan to Battle Gun Violence

By lynseybates / February 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

Invoking the painful memory of the schoolchildren killed in Newtown, Conn., a month ago, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the most ambitious gun-control drive in generations. Proposals include universal … Read more

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