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2013-05-22 04:21:03

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as a Congressional Subcommittee holds a hearing on the effectiveness of federal grant programs for mental health services, the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a coalition of 32 statewide organizations representing individuals with mental health conditions, reports that these programs are saving the lives of people with the most serious of mental health challenges and helping them recover. "SAMHSA has supported...

2012-12-20 12:27:36

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Empowerment Center (NEC) wishes to express deep sympathy to all the families and friends of the victims of the unconscionable tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012. "Words cannot convey the horror of the senseless loss of so many innocent young lives and the lives of the heroic adults who tried to save them," said Daniel B. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., a co-founder of the NEC. "There is an understandable national...

2011-01-10 19:31:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), http://www.ncmhr.org, an organization of statewide networks of persons in recovery from mental health conditions as well as individual members, joins the nation in grieving the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other Arizonans. "We especially understand the impact of violence because, contrary to popular belief, research has shown we are no more violent than the general...