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2014-08-26 16:27:51

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, Other Mental Health Advocates To Participate In NAMI's "National Day Of Action For Mental Health" WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, today announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4(th) during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the...

2014-08-26 12:28:23

For More than a Decade, the Company has Partnered with NAMI to Make a Difference NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Conference, which runs from Sept. 3-6. This is the company's 13(th) consecutive year as the sponsor of the Welcome Center....

2014-08-08 08:25:11

Responding to client demand, Nami Media offers managed services option for client PPC and XML campaigns. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nami Media (www.nami.media), a leading provider of enterprise class advertising solutions that power pay-per-click ad creation, optimization, and distribution, today announced the launch of a media-buying division to offer managed services to clients that prefer a more streamlined approach to their PPC and XML campaigns. Historically...

2014-05-28 00:21:29

ARLINGTON, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement about the May 23 tragedy in Santa Barbara: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI shares the sadness of other Americans over the Santa Barbara tragedy and extends our sympathy to the families of all who were killed or wounded. NAMI is an organization of individuals and families affected by mental...

2014-04-29 12:32:26

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling for nationwide expansion of Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) to reduce fatal events involving police and people living with mental illness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "CIT saves lives," wrote NAMI Policy Director Ron Honberg and NAMI CIT Program Manager Laura Usher in testimony submitted to a U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on April 29 on "Law...

2014-04-24 16:29:25

ARLINGTON, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will honor 23 doctors as Exemplary Psychiatrists at the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) annual conference in New York City on May 4. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI is grateful to these psychiatrists for their dedication in helping individuals living with mental illness," said NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti. "They stand out in their...

2014-04-04 12:28:02

ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI shares the nation's sadness over Wednesday's tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas. NAMI is an organization of individuals and families, including military service members and veterans, who have had their lives deeply affected by mental illness. We extend our...

2014-03-27 12:30:02

ARLINGTON,Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today characterized as "nationally significant" the major "Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" being held in Orange County, Calif. on March 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The evangelical Saddleback Church, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and NAMI Orange County, the local NAMI Affiliate, are co-sponsoring the event, aimed at encouraging individuals...

2014-03-26 12:29:01

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offered the following statement in conjunction with a House of Representatives oversight hearing titled "Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the Psychiatric Bed Shortage." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "Hospital beds for individuals with mental illness who experience acute crisis are a necessary element for America's mental...

2014-03-10 16:32:51

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today issued the following statement by NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti in response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) that it will not move forward to "finalize" proposed rule changes under Medicare Part D that would have restricted access to antidepressant and antipsychotic medications....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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