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03/26/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
"We don’t endorse specific treatments at NAMI, but in my role as medical director, I always like to remind people about clozapine. The consensus in the medical community is that, generally speaking, it is an underutilized treatment." - Ken Duckworth, M.D.

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Taking Another Look a Too-Often-Forgotten Treatment for Schizophrenia

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NAMI
03/26/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
This is the final call for candidate nominations to the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and for amendments and resolutions to the NAMI Bylaws. The election will take place during the National Convention in Washington, D.C., June 28-July 1, 2017. NAMI State Organizations or NAMI Affiliates are eligible to nominate current NAMI members. Nominations close on April 2nd. #StigmaFree

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Final Call: NAMI Elections 2017

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NAMI
03/24/2017 at 21:37. Facebook
When Congress wanted to cut 24 million people's mental health coverage, you said NO. It worked. Today, Congress cancelled its vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Thank you for your advocacy!
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03/24/2017 at 17:47. Facebook
The U.S. House is voting tonight on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which will slash funding for Medicaid and end mental health coverage for millions. Tell your U.S. Representative to protect mental health and vote NO. Call (202) 224-3121. Press 2 and enter your zip code.

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NAMI
03/24/2017 at 00:20. Facebook
After nearly half a century living in New York, my in-laws recently decided to move to North Carolina, just a six-hour drive away from our home in Atlanta. Their move was a relief for my husband, Matthew,

Bipolar Anger & Taming My Tongue

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NAMI
03/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
"All day long, until I finally fall asleep in complete exhaustion from constantly going back and forth between happy and completely debilitated by emotion. A life with borderline personality disorder is not just someone trying to get attention. Most of this never even leaves my head."

Share your story: notalone.nami.org | ok2talk.org (youth)

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The Inner Monologue of BPD

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NAMI
03/23/2017 at 00:01. Facebook
Books have the power not only to help people better understand complex mental health conditions, but also to remind them they are not alone. Check out this insightful young adult novel that highlights what it’s like both to have mental illness and love someone with mental illness.

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"All the Bright Places" Shines a Light on Love & Loss

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NAMI
03/22/2017. Facebook
"It’s the pain I feel when my husband has to pick up all the slack around the house and with my son because I’ve spent every ounce of my energy battling the anxiety monster and the fear that I will push him so far that he will leave."

Share your story: notalone.nami.org | ok2talk.org (youth)

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What is Wrong with Me?

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NAMI
03/21/2017. Facebook
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) puts millions of Americans with mental health conditions at risk. The AHCA cuts corners in health coverage, driving people with mental illness into emergency rooms, hospitals and jails. Tell your Representative to protect mental health and vote NO.

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Tell Congress NO

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03/21/2017. Facebook
While it may seem overrated or impossible, maintaining balance throughout our lives is a cornerstone of overall well-being. But what does "maintaining balance" actually look like?

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Mental Health is a Balancing Act

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NAMI
03/21/2017. Facebook
Psychosis is a complex mental health symptom that over 100,000 young people experience each year. Understand what causes psychosis, how to identify symptoms and how to support someone who may be experiencing it.

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

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NAMI
03/20/2017. Facebook
Join us for an interview with Lokai and NAMI staff. We will be talking about our partnership and the HelpLine. Ask us your questions below. #LetsTalk #StigmaFree Live Lokai
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03/18/2017. Facebook
Our NAMI Facebook family has grown to 250,000 and we couldn't be more excited. Thank you all for being #StigmaFree!
NAMI
03/17/2017. Facebook
If the American Health Care Act is signed into law, 24 million Americans will lose mental health insurance over the next 10 years. Also, Medicaid will cover 14 million fewer people. Tell Congress not to desert its commitment to coverage for mental health and substance use treatment.

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24 Million Will Lose Mental Health Coverage

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NAMI
03/17/2017. Facebook
While it may seem overrated or impossible, maintaining balance throughout our lives is a cornerstone of overall well-being. But what does "maintaining balance" actually look like?

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Mental Health is a Balancing Act

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NAMI
03/16/2017. Facebook
"I hope by writing this that someone out there feels less alone. The episodes are real, the panic is real, the mental strain and trauma is real... I wanted to share my story because I’m alive. I survived the anger. I survived the program."

Share your story: [ Notalone.nami.org Link ]
Youth stories: [ Ok2talk.org Link ]

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Bek's Story

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NAMI
03/15/2017. Facebook
Crystal says that without Medicaid, she probably wouldn't be alive. But now, she is a certified Peer Support Specialist, a NAMI advocate, a talented art therapy participant and a loving mother of her adopted six-year-old son.

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The Art of Recovery: How Medicaid Changed Crystal’s Life

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NAMI
03/14/2017. Facebook
"Being a caregiver is a great responsibility and also a drain on your emotions and health. Above all, you must take care of yourself before you can take care of someone else."

Share your story: [ Notalone.nami.org Link ]
Youth stories: [ Ok2talk.org Link ]

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Living with Someone with Bipolar Disorder

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NAMI
03/14/2017. Facebook
Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans is affected by a mental health condition in a given year? We're grateful that Lokai is helping us remove the stigma against mental illness. This month, join us and #LetsTalk about mental health. Lokai.co/NAMI

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03/13/2017. Facebook
100 Women in Finance announces NAMI as the beneficiary of its U.S. philanthropic activities in 2017, including the 16th Annual Gala.

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100 Women in Finance Select NAMI as 2017 US Beneficiary

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