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Latest Mental Illness Awareness Week Stories

2013-11-05 16:24:17

Like Marshall, Rogers InHealth Seeks to Make a Difference for Those Living with Mental Illness OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors and friends of Rogers InHealth recently stepped out in lime green shoes to send a message of support to Brandon Marshall, the Chicago Bears wide receiver who was fined $10,500 for wearing lime green shoes last month. In light of last night's Bears/Packers game, the move seemed especially timely. (Photo:...

2013-10-24 23:33:32

Mental health community expands through interaction and growth of social media pages. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 National Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 6-12, 2013 aims to increase the awareness and discussion about mental illness in America and that is just what is happening on the social media pages of The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. The treatment facility, a specialized mental illness treatment center which opened last year has seen a tremendous...

2013-10-11 16:24:13

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today marked Mental Illness Awareness Week, which runs from October 6-12, 2013. "The health and well-being of Canada's Veterans and their families are a matter of great importance to our Government, and for the team of volunteers and organizers who work with us to support them," said Minister Fantino. "Initiatives such as Mental Illness Awareness Week are an important part of breaking past...

2013-10-10 16:25:03

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has released the following statement about Brandon Marshall and tonight's National Football League (NFL) game, between the Chicago Bears and New York Giants: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) "NAMI applauds Brandon Marshall's leadership in raising public awareness about both breast cancer and mental illness....

2013-09-10 16:25:13

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the increase in youth bullying, suicide and drug use, Girl Scouts are actively fighting to create change. Through a program to educate and reduce the stigma of mental illness, Girl Scouts can earn a newly released patch for playing a positive role in their communities. Developed by International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), whose mission includes erasing the stigma of mental illness through public education, the Mental Health Awareness...

2013-08-02 20:21:04

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO ) "It has been a bad two weeks for Americans with concerns about the stigma that surrounds mental illness. For all the progress that has been made in recent years, Dr. Phil of the CBS Distribution Network and Brian Williams of the NBC...

2012-10-05 06:24:21

FREE WEBINARS ADDRESS DEPRESSION AND MENTAL HEALTH TIPS FOR CLERGYOCTOBER 9 & 11, REGISTRATION OPEN Depression: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options Webinar registration at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/224381306 WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 7-13, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare is holding a free webinar, "Understanding Depression: How to Help Yourself or a Loved...

2012-10-03 10:21:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new television campaign of public service announcements (PSAs) using sculptured images of Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi as symbols of successful struggles against mental illness. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) The "Monuments" campaign will educate television viewers and inspire individuals and families affected by mental...

2012-09-21 10:24:23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety to get their hearing checked and to address any diagnosed hearing loss, the institute announced today. Research shows that hearing loss frequently co-exists with depression and/or anxiety, and that people with untreated hearing loss may be at an increased risk of depression. BHI is offering a free, quick, and confidential online hearing check at...

2012-06-30 14:20:04

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Council of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) honored Marc Jacques of Texas and Howard Trachtman of Massachusetts with awards at NAMI's national convention in Seattle, June 27-30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO ) Jacques received the Ken Steele Award, recognizing his efforts to empower individuals living with mental illness and improve their lives. He has fought to overcome...