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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

June 26, 2019

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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Poor mental health shortens life expectancy almost as much as diabetes and smoking

May 16, 2019

PUBLISHED TUE, MAR 26 2019  12:01 AM EDT/UPDATED WED, MAR 27 2019  12:26 PM EDT By Angelica LaVito CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/25/mental-health-as-bad-for-life-expectancy-as-smoking-diabetes-report.html Poor mental health shortens life expectancy almost as much as diabetes, smoking or not working out, according to U.S. News & World Report and the Aetna Foundation. The findings are part of the Healthiest Communities rankings, which evaluates more »

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Columbus schools offer counselors to get students help with mental health

PUBLISHED: 04/30/19 06:29 AM EDT UPDATED: 04/30/19 09:20 AM EDT By Laura Borchers 10TV – WBNS https://www.10tv.com/article/columbus-schools-offer-counselors-get-students-help-mental-health-2019-apr COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus schools are taking steps to reach out to students dealing with mental health barriers. Columbus City Schools said helping children thrive means addressing the whole child. In some cases, CCS recognizes a need for mental health help more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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