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Month: August 2019

NAMI’s Statement Regarding President Trump’s Comments On Reinstitutionalizing People With Mental Illness

By elba@namiillinois.org / August 16, 2019 / Comments Off on NAMI’s Statement Regarding President Trump’s Comments On Reinstitutionalizing People With Mental Illness

Yesterday, President Trump revisited his statements about reopening mental “institutions” and perpetuated false stereotypes. Two weeks ago, the president also called people with mental illness “monsters.” In response, National Alliance … Read more

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Constable: ‘Telepsychiatry’ uses video conferencing to help mental health patients

By lynseybates / August 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Constable: ‘Telepsychiatry’ uses video conferencing to help mental health patients

Updated 7/30/2019 6:43 AM By Burt Constable Daily Herald https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190730/constable-telepsychiatry-uses-video-conferencing-to-help-mental-health-patients With physical health, most people embrace the philosophy that preventive care provided by a vaccine is cheaper, easier and safer … Read more

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Illinois To Create Online Database Of Mental Health Resources For Students, Parents And School Staff

By lynseybates / August 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Illinois To Create Online Database Of Mental Health Resources For Students, Parents And School Staff

July 22, 2019 By Lee V. Gaines Illinois Public Media https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/illinois-to-create-online-database-of-mental-health-resources-for-students-parents-and-school-staff A new state law directs the Illinois Department of Human Services to create an online database with mental health … Read more

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How To Keep People Engaged In Mental Health Treatment

By lynseybates / August 13, 2019 / Comments Off on How To Keep People Engaged In Mental Health Treatment

By Revella H. Nesbit, M.Ed., LPC-S, ODCP Jul. 19, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2019/How-to-Keep-People-Engaged-in-Mental-Health-Treatm Mental illness affects every age group, gender, socio-economic status and culture, yet not all Americans have the same access to … Read more

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Study Shows NAMI Homefront Helps Veteran Family Members

By lynseybates / August 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Study Shows NAMI Homefront Helps Veteran Family Members

By Lisa Dixon, M.D. Aug. 02, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2019/Study-Shows-NAMI-Homefront-Helps-Veteran-Family-Me It’s no secret that the transition from war to civilian life is not easy for service members or their families. Add mental illness, … Read more

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