COVID-19 And Mental Illness, NAMI Releases Important Information

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 guide for people with mental illness, their caregivers, and loved ones Mar 13 2020 Arlington, Virginia– Today the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, released a guide to answer frequently asked questions regarding the intersection between Coronavirus, or COVID-19, and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers and loved ones. more »

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NAMI Urges Congress To Help People With Mental Illness In The COVID-19 Crisis

March 18, 2020

The spread of coronavirus impacts every person in this country. We also know that people affected by mental health conditions face unique challenges during this time. As Congress prepares a series of COVID-19-related relief bills, NAMI urges congressional leaders to ensure that people affected by mental illness can maintain their treatment, get health and mental more »

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FHSU student raising awareness about mental illness stereotypes

March 8, 2020

Mar 3, 2020, 6:01 AM By Diane Gasper O’Brien Hays Post https://hayspost.com/posts/5e582237b0e367176322437f Demetrius Chance knows that a huge step in facing and dealing with depression and mental illness is to talk to someone about what’s bothering you. He also knows that is much tougher than it sounds. The 29-year-old Chance survived childhood abuse, bouts with more »

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Court: State policies discriminate against NC residents with disabilities

February 7, 2020 By Frank Taylor Carolina Public Press https://carolinapublicpress.org/29801/court-state-policies-discriminate-against-nc-residents-with-disabilities/ North Carolina discriminates against people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by forcing them to accept institutionalization instead of receiving community-based services and supports, a Wake County judge ruled Thursday. The ruling in the case Samantha R., et al v. North Carolina, et al found that more »

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Groundbreaking study on mental health reveals SECOND type of schizophrenia

PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified. Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study. The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to more »

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