There’s no way around it: we all experience stress. It’s not all bad. During times when we need to protect ourselves, the body’s stress response can help keep us safe. But when stress is frequent and intense, it can strain
Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, participated in a panel discussion after a special screening at the Museum of Tolerance of HBO’s documentary, “Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops”
Halloween can be, well, tricky for a lot of people. Children and adults living with anxiety and other mental health conditions face fear and stigma on just about every corner. (A google search shows that straightjacket costumes are still being
Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, was interviewed by CBS News to discuss the report of a mental health crisis on the 101 Freeway overpass this week, when first responders saved the life of a man threatening to jump.
Too many lives are cut short by suicide. The national suicide crisis is affecting our friends, our families, and our communities. And tragically, suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people ages 10-34. The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, H.R.
We know many of our community members are impacted by The Getty Fire. We hope you are safe. We also want thank our first responders for getting so many to safety, and we want to stress the importance of attending
Great to see the “Stop the Stigma: A Conversation About Mental Health” special coverage on CBS This Morning on mental health, with editorial support from NAMI and including a discussion with NAMI’s Medical Director, Dr. Ken Duckworth. More clips from
1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. Here are 5 things you can do today to make a difference. Check in on someone you know who has struggled with mental health in the past. Reaching out to
Another great NAMIWalks for the books! More than 200 teams and nearly 2000 walkers gathered Downtown with us to raise awareness and help end stigma, plus to raise funds for our work to provide local support, education, and advocacy to
We’re grateful that our friends at BoxUnion and Combo Boxing are partnering together to raise awareness — and funds for us — with a local event on October 10 for Mental Health Awareness Day. Thursday, October 10: 7 am with