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Month: July 2020

NAMI Illinois Applauds Pritzker Administration

By elba@namiillinois.org / July 22, 2020 / Comments Off on NAMI Illinois Applauds Pritzker Administration

for Leadership on Mental Health Parity  July 22, 2020  NAMI Illinois commends Governor J.B. Pritzker and Illinois Dept. of Insurance Director Robert Muriel for their recent actions to enforce parity … Read more

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Coronavirus Crisis Disrupts Treatment for Another Epidemic: Addiction

By lynseybates / July 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Coronavirus Crisis Disrupts Treatment for Another Epidemic: Addiction

July 6, 2020 By Giles Bruce Kaiser Health News The Mighty https://themighty.com/2020/07/covid-19-impact-addiction-treatment/ Shawn Hayes was thankful to be holed up at a city-run hotel for people with COVID-19. The 20-year-old … Read more

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Are Children’s Mental Health Services Falling Short During COVID-19?

By lynseybates / July 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Are Children’s Mental Health Services Falling Short During COVID-19?

June 24, 2020 By Natalie Krebs Illinois Newsroom http://Are Children’s Mental Health Services Falling Short During COVID-19? The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental health across the … Read more

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Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

By lynseybates / July 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

July 6, 2020 By Kylie M. Smith, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Discrimination-and-Racism-in-the-History-of-Mental-Health-Care People with mental illness have always been discriminated against. They have been denied full participation in society and labeled as … Read more

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This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

By lynseybates / July 16, 2020 / Comments Off on This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

July 1, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/This-Minority-Mental-Health-Month-NAMI-is-Raising-Awareness-About-Mental-Health-in-Underrepresent Arlington, VA — NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has the goal of raising awareness about mental health care in underrepresented communities. Our culture, beliefs, sexual identity, … Read more

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