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What is Depression?

Video from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of depression.

Change and the Close Sisters

Glenn and her sister Jessie talk about mental illness.

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…
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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…
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