Docuseries Highlights Stories of Courage, Culture and Community Jul 15 2019 Arlington, VA – NAMI today released the latest installment in the “Strength Over Silence” docuseries highlighting the personal story of Chris Hubbard, offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns. Hubbard’s video was created to raise awareness about mental health conditions, help eliminate stigma and encourage people to … Continue reading NAMI Releases NFL Star Chris Hubbard “Strength Over Silence” Video
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.
In this three-part docuseries, NAMI explores unique perspectives on mental health from the African-American and Latino communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their journeys of resiliency and recovery. Barbershop Confessions In The Big Easy Meet Lorenzo Lewis, founder of The Confess Project, and learn how he uses … Continue reading Strength Over Silence: Stories Of Courage, Culture And Community
Washington Post Live National Alliance on Mental Illness CEO: ‘Care is care’ when treating serious mental illness Mary Giliberti, CEO of National Alliance on Mental Illness, warns that serious mental illness is often referred to as the “greatest health disparity that nobody is talking about.” June 13, 2018 | 7:45 AM EDT See Washington Post … Continue reading “Care is Care” When Treating Serious Mental Illness
StigmaFree Company is NAMI’s partnership initiative to challenge, highlight and cultivate a company culture of caring and enhanced engagement around mental health.
Hakeem Rahim,Ed.M, M.A. is a mental health awareness expert, motivational speaker, author and advocate. He has 16 years lived experience with mental illness and believes that Acceptance is key to wellness. Acceptance is not passive, it is a bold, intentional act.
Richard Nakamura, Ph.D.Former NIMH Deputy Director and Scientific Director, Dr. Richard Nakamura, recently revealed how his family successfully coped with discrimination compounded by bipolar disorder during trying times for Japanese Americans. In a video interview marking National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, the current director of NIH’s Center for Scientific Review stressed the critical roles of mutual support and treatment.
Helping middle and high schoolers understand mental illness makes a big difference. We can teach them about the warning signs for themselves and their friends. NAMI Ending the Silence helps raise awareness and change perceptions around mental health conditions.
Today marks the release of The Be Vocal Documentary. This powerful documentary follows three very different people who share one common experience—their lives have been transformed by speaking up for mental health. The film, which can be streamed on the Be Vocal website, chronicles their efforts to live well and break through the silence often associated with mental illness. Special thanks to the film’s executive producer, Demi Lovato!
You go to a primary care physician, and they’ll focus on everything below the neck, but now there are concerted efforts underway to figure out how to integrate physical and mental health care.