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2011-03-15 14:08:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued corrected figures for the report State Mental Health Cuts: A National Crisis, which was published on March 9, 2011. Changes have been made in the on-line report at www.nami.org/budgetcuts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Between fiscal years 2009 and 2011, Kentucky increased spending on mental health by $5.4 million, representing a 3.0 percent...

2011-02-08 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the new issue of the Advocate, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) presents an exclusive cover story interview with actress Jodie Foster about her upcoming new movie. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Foster directed and stars in The Beaver, which will be released in spring 2011. The movie deals with major depression and a family striving for recovery. In the moving comedy-drama, a man living...

2010-10-19 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) charged today that when states cut mental health services, costs often are shifted to law enforcement and corrections systems--with almost 25 percent of inmates in prisons and 20 percent of youth in the juvenile justice living with serious mental illnesses. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) See Below for...

2010-10-14 13:44:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the NAMI Blog this week, Mike Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness writes: "Mental illness does not discriminate. It affects Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Fitzpatrick calls for dialogue on the nation's mental health crisis during the closing weeks of Election...

2010-10-12 12:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in ten children has a mental health condition that causes significant impairment and more than half of all lifetime cases begin by age 14, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reported today, but only one-third get the help they need.. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) As part of an Election 2010 series, NAMI released state by state...

2010-10-05 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Housing costs for people living with disabilities who depend on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can consume 60 and 140 percent of that income, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) State-by-State Data Below In the past two weeks, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that the nation today is...

2010-09-28 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State mental health agencies (SMHAs) provide direct services to between 15 to 60 percent of people living with serious mental illnesses in their states, according to state-by-state figures reported today by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) State mental health services are being cut dramatically,...

2010-09-21 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued a third alert in an Election 2010 series reminding editors, reporters and others to ask all candidates what they intend to do about the nation's mental health crisis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) State budget crises across the country have led to devastating cuts in mental health...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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