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NAMI Names New CEO: Daniel H. Gillison Jr.,Takes Reins Of Largest Grassroots Mental Health Org. – Pete Earley

(12-18-19) Daniel H. Gillison Jr., has been named Chief Executive Officer of the  National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest and wealthiest grassroots mental health organization. His selection was announced today at 2 p.m., shortly after the national staff was informed. He takes the reins from Angela Kimball, who became acting CEO after the […]

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5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Due to the challenging lifestyle inherent to military life, veterans often experience mental health challenges such as PTSD, traumatic brain injury or depression. Here are a few ways you can help give back to them for their service. Source: 5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

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Things Not to Say to a Parent of a Child with Mental Illness | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

As a parent who survived my son’s high-school years, while balancing care for his mental illness, I wanted to share some especially damaging comments that I heard from other parents, family members and school staff. If you hear any of these, I hope you know that your willingness to stand up for your child matters. […]

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Techniques to Spot Childhood Depression | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Spotting childhood depression can be challenging, but with careful observation, we can identify symptoms and get children the help they need. Source: Techniques to Spot Childhood Depression | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

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Education for Parents & Caregivers available 24/7 with NAMI Basics OnDemand

Check out NAMI’s Basic OnDemand classes. Register online: https://www.nami.org/Videos/NAMI-Basics-OnDemand NAMI Releases First Free Online Class For Parents Of Children With Mental Illness NAMI Basics OnDemand Adapts In-Person Course to Reach Nationwide Audience Oct 01 2019 Arlington, VA– The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today announced the release of a free online education course, NAMI Basics […]

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As Seen On Facebook: Fresno NAMI needs a board that leads with personal power, compassion, and collaboration. | Jack Moore

I am encouraging all interested in the welfare of this great organization to attend tomorrow evening’s Annual Fresno NAMI membership meeting. The current board’s executive leadership leads by using by-laws, positional power, and lies to lead this organization. Fresno NAMI needs a board that leads with personal power, compassion, and collaboration. I encourage you to […]

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NAMI Fresno Needs YOUR Voice. | Eve Reiland

Hi, I’m Eve Reiland. I’m a member of NAMI Fresno, and I’m reaching out today to ask for your help . NAMI Fresno provides incredible support to Fresno and surrounding communities. Because of NAMI Fresno classes, support groups and peer network, I have learned how to live a much better quality of life with PTSD, depression, […]