Take Stigma Out of Mental Illness


An article excerpt from the Albuquerque Journal published in May 2011 and written by Desiree Wooldland, a North Valley resident, entitled Take Stigma Out of Mental Illness, was eye catching and worth sharing: Desiree Woodland is a retired teacher who worked for both Albuquerque Public Schools and Rio Rancho Public Schools. “I didn’t know. Or … Continue reading Take Stigma Out of Mental Illness

NAMI-DAC helping people understand mental illness


By Andi Murphy / amurphy@lcsun-news.com Posted: 02/15/2012 01:00:00 AM MST NAMI-DAC updated some information in this article in 2016 to reflect current NAMI-DAC leaders and classes. LAS CRUCES — When Becky Beckett’s daughter was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1994, the doctor told her to do two things: One, read a book called, “Surviving Schizophrenia,” and … Continue reading NAMI-DAC helping people understand mental illness