Today, we celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good of our nation. We are proud to have a program to support veterans, which was started in honor of a
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
Persons with brain disorders can have problems with realities, be fearful, agitated and withdrawn, use poor judgment, have little motivation or empathy for you, and believe their delusions. It is difficult for family members to witness the effects of mental illness
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
I like to share this quote with family members who love someone with a mental health condition: “Ask not what disease the person has, but what person the disease has.” —Sir William Osler Remember: you did not cause the illness,