NAMI on Campus Clubs Support the Mental Health of College Students

May 17, 2019

All too often we hear of gun violence on school and college campuses. This really hit home when UNC-Charlotte was recently affected by a tragic shooting. Many factors play into devasting gun violence, and create a lasting impact on students, faculty, and community. Ripple effects such as anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, and stress can affect more »

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Postpartum depression is one of the most common complications of childbirth. Researchers are homing in on risk factors.

May 16, 2019

May 8, 2019 By Julia Fraga The Washington Post https://www.messenger-inquirer.com/features/health/postpartum-depression-is-one-of-the-most-common-complications-of/article_b91daaba-71ad-11e9-90e9-cf63fdb23d7d.html After Ann’s daughter was born, the infant cried a lot because of acid reflux. “When she wouldn’t stop, I got angry. I felt like a monster,” said Ann, who requested that she be identified only by her middle name because of privacy concerns. At first, more »

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One big request at teachers rally: More mental health support professionals

May 2, 2019 By Rose Hoban NC Health News https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2019/05/02/one-big-request-at-teachers-rally-more-mental-health-support-professionals/ Thousands of red-clad teachers marched through the streets of Raleigh on Wednesday asking for more resources in their classrooms, but that request extended beyond merely school supplies. For the teachers, one of the big asks was for more of the other school staffers who support 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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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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