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Team plans to join Run Across Illinois for Mental Health

June 2, 2017

May 5, 2017 | By A team of eight will participate in the Run Across Illinois for Mental Health as part of the Defeat the Stigma Project, beginning on Wednesday, May 17. Runners are welcomed to join the effort. The run will raise funds for NAMI-Illinois. Donations may be made at This year’s route will more »

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An Invisible Illness is Still an Illness

June 1, 2017

May 22, 2017 | By Kevin Grimm When I was eleven years old, I walked through a plate glass window. There was a lot of blood, and I was rushed to the nearest hospital, panic-stricken, with a wound on my leg and another on my face. My mother was concerned that the rather superficial wound more »

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New CBO Score on AHCA Confirms Devastating Losses to Mental Health System

May 25, 2017 | Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) noted that the newly released Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score confirms devastating losses to mental health care in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). “Under the American Health Care Act, it is estimated that 23 million Americans will lose coverage for mental more »

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NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month

May 2, 2017

NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month Observation will call on Americans to become inspired, informed and involved   ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — This month, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental illness and call on all Americans to be ‘Into Mental Health: Inspired, more »

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