By Lorenzo Lewis | Jul. 31, 2019 While there may be a lot of awareness and research for cancer and other physical health conditions, we struggle as a nation when it comes to prioritizing mental health. And that especially applies to the mental health of African Americans. According to the American Psychiatric Association, African Americans are: Less likely to receive… Read more
Stories Of Courage, Culture And Community In this ongoing docuseries, NAMI highlights perspectives on mental health from the African American and Latinx communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their resilience and recovery. New interviews are added as they become available. See all of them here.
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All of us in the mental health community need to raise our voices against stigma. Every day, in every possible way, we need to stand up to stigma. If you’re not sure how, here are nine ways our Facebook community responded to the question: “How do you fight stigma?”
What is Stigma? Why is it a Problem? Why does being StigmaFree matter? If you aren’t sure, it’s time to learn more. The perception of mental illness won’t change if we don’t act to change it. Talk about mental health conditions and find out how you can make a difference to support others. Click to… Read more
Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness that they are not alone and there is hope. While it’s a slow process, our movement is becoming louder and more persistent every time a celebrity speaks out, an article is published or an individual shares their personal story.
2nd/4th Wednesday at 6:30 PM Peace Lutheran Church 1701 Missouri Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88001 Map Link
2nd Tuesday Every month at 6:30 PM Mesilla Valley Hospice 299 Montana Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005 Map Link
Weekly Connection Peer Recovery Support Group
Every Friday 3:00 PM La Clinica de Familia behavioral health clinic 100 West Griggs Avenue Las Cruces Map Link
Family Support Group, twice a month
2nd & 4th Wednesday 6:30 PM Peace Lutheran Church 1701 Missouri Avenue Las Cruces Map Link
Meetings, Classes, Support Groups Cancelled Until Further Notice
NOTE: During the current public health crisis, in-person support meetings are being suspended in order to protect the health of persons who attend our support groups and their families. We are conducting virtual support meetings on the same days and at the same time using Zoom. Please call (510) 770-NAMI for more information.