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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 12:30:30

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAMI Orange County, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has joined with the Saddleback Church and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange to co-sponsor a "Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" on Friday, March 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The event is aimed at encouraging individuals living with mental illness, educating family members and equipping church leaders to...

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....

2014-03-05 12:26:36

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS SERVICES TO HELP WITH INVISIBLE WOUNDS OF WAR SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego military community joined local mental health advocates last night for "Serving Those Who Serve," an event designed to break down the barriers that prevent service members and veterans from seeking mental health services, specifically the stigma associated with mental illness. More than 200 veterans, active duty and their family members attended the event at the San...

2014-02-19 12:27:13

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress Halle Berry appears on the cover of the latest issue of The Advocate, the magazine of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), with an interview inside about her upcoming film, Frankie & Alice, which will be re-released April 4, 2014 by Lionsgate and Codeblack Films. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Based on a true story, Berry plays Frankie Murdoch, an African American '70s-era...

2014-02-07 16:24:16

*******Media Alert******* ST. PAUL and BURNSVILLE, Minn., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) and Lifespan of Minnesota, a local organization that runs a Day Treatment Program for children with mental illnesses with facilities in Shoreview and Burnsville, among other advocates. What: Press conference to address the Feb. 4 public hearing comments from local Golden Valley community and the City Council 2-3 vote to...

2013-12-20 23:21:03

The Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone released a new website to expand their mission on ending the stigma of mental illness. The website can be used to view events, updates, and relevant content. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 On November 25th, the Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone, a community based initiative, officially launched a website to expand on the mission of ending the stigma associated with mental illness. The new website, paramusstigmafree.org, was created as a way to help spread...