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Work Requirements For Medicaid Hurt, Not Help

February 2, 2018

Jan 19, 2018 | Across the country, more than 10 million people with mental illness rely on Medicaid, including many who live with severe conditions. Medicaid helps address the nation’s mental health care crisis by paying for services that people need, such as medications, case management, therapy, peer supports, crises and hospital care. Recently, more »

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Motherhood And Your Mental Health

Jan. 26, 2018 | By Meredith Vaughn As soon as her baby was born, Anna felt a change. Something wasn’t right. She feared for her baby’s safety to an extreme degree. She would sit awake, staring at her baby through the night, terrified something would go wrong, and her daughter would die. After feeding, Anna more »

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NC communities work together to combat opioid epidemic

January 31, 2018

BAILEY ALDRIDGE | 1/29/2018 In Hickory, there were four opioid-related fatal overdoses last year. With a population estimate of 40,274, this number seems small, especially considering larger cities in the state like Wilmington, which had 32 opioid-related deaths last year. But for Reed Baer, deputy police chief at the Hickory Police Department, four is too many. more »

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People With Serious Mental Illness Remain Priced Out Of Housing

January 5, 2018

12/20/2017 | NAMI “Having a stable place to live is the most important part of my recovery and stabilizing my mental health. It has allowed me to gain strength and knowledge on my disorder and get it under control knowing that my basic needs were met and stable too. Having housing has allowed me to be more »

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Celebrate The Anniversary Of Mental Health Reform

12/13/2017 | NAMI Today is the one-year anniversary of when the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law. It’s the perfect time to celebrate the power of NAMI’s collective advocacy. Real change happens for our cause when we work together at the local, state and national level. Here are just a few highlights of changes made since more »

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