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In The News: NAMI Hall

January 7, 2019

NAMI Basics offers education and support. Taught by parents who have lived similar experiences with their own children, NAMI Basics is an educational program that provides learning and practical insights for families.  Course elements include:

The trauma of mental illness for the child and the family. The biology of mental illness: getting an accurate diagnosis. The latest research on the medical aspects of the illness and advances in treatment. An overview of treatment Read More

    Have our meetings/support groups helped you or your loved ones? You could become a facilitator.

    2019 State Training Schedule

    Are you an active NAMI member and participate in support groups and education classes? Want to share your story? Want to educate and support others affected by mental health conditions? Become a NAMI Program Leader in 2019! Check out our upcoming State Trainings below: NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training Location: Atlanta January 11 – 13, 2019 April 19 – 20, 2019

    NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training Location: Atlanta January 26, Read More

    On September 14, NAMI joined a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Administration’s recently-issued rule on short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans. The lead plaintiff is the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, joined by NAMI and the following organizations: AIDS United, American Psychiatric Association, Little Lobbyists, Mental Health America and National Partnership for Women & Families.

    The new STLD rule dealt a blow to mental health parity by allowing for Read More

    Thank you to The Wailin’ Jennys team for your support of the NAMI mission and the opportunity to enjoy your inspiring performance at The Foundry in Athens on June 17, 2018. Your generous donation of your CD collection and t shirt for the raffle, resulted in total donations to NAMI Hall of $825 from attendees! The larger benefit received was increased awareness of our local NAMI affiliate programs, the interest of potential volunteers and collaboration opportunities with other community Read More

    If someone you care for has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, you may be eligible to participate in a confidential paid research study conducted online.

    If you meet the study criteria and participate you will receive

    $100 for a single 30-minute on-line survey

    The purpose of the research is to gain an understanding of the burden of schizophrenia from the perspective of the caregiver. Feedback from this research may help in the design of future clinical studies and new Read More

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