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Pima County Proclaims National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

NAMI Southern Arizona secured a proclamation from the Pima County Board of Supervisors acknowledging September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Communications & Events Director …

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NAMI Is Here To Help for Feelings of Trauma, As Anniversary of 9/11 Approaches

Sep 08 2021  Arlington, VA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. in advance …

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Mental Illness Awareness Week & Candlelight Vigil

In 1990, Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since …

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an …

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Supporting Back to School Wellness

As part of NAMI’s #NotAlone conversation series, NAMI’s Chief Strategy & Operations Officer Sherman Gillums, Jr., spoke with a teen, their parent and a high …

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Pyramid Federal Credit Union Donation

Pyramid FCU Staff & Members surprised us last week with a generous donation of $668 as their choice for their “Caring is in our Jeans” …

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I am the Face of Minority Mental Health

View this moving video produced by NAMI North Texas for National Minority Mental Health Month in July.

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At the conclusion of the two-day NAMICon event, NAMI has issued three releases that we want to bring to your attention. First, NAMI has announced …

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AZ Legislature Passes SB1376 Requiring Mental Health Education in Schools

In the first regular session of 2021, the AZ State Legislature passed SB1376 requiring that all health education in public schools include mental health education. …

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The August, 2021 Newsletter is Now Available

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NAMI Urges Swift Action to Reimagine Crisis Response Ahead of 988 Launch Next Year

In a press release on July 16, 2021, NAMI urges an infusion of federal resources prior to the launch of 988 as an alternative to …

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Juneteenth: A Message from NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr.

Dear Colleagues, Juneteenth is an important time for each of us to stop and reflect on the work that has been done and the work that …

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