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Communities of Color Face Greater Challenges Finding Effective Therapy, National Survey Finds

Survey on Mood Disorders Shows Hispanic and Asian American Individuals Who Seek Therapy Face Lack of Cultural Competence Among Providers and Language Barriers Oct 05 …

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New Dialing Procedure for Customers in the Arizona 480, 520, and 928 Area Codes!

Beginning October 24, 2021, all consumers with numbers in the 480, 520, and 928 area codes must dial 10-digits (Area Code + Phone Number) for …

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Tucson Charity Bridge Club Donates $3665 to NAMI Southern Arizona

Executive Director Christina Bicklemann gratefully receives a $3665 donation to NAMI Southern Arizona.

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Mental Health America Releases 2022 State of Mental Health in America

Arizona Ranks 49 (down from 40th in 2021) with a higher prevalence of mental illness and lower rates of access to care. To read the …

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NAMI Southern Arizona Receives Gold GuideStar Seal

The GuideStar Seals of Transparency are given as a rating system for non-profits. Depending on type of information a nonprofit provides determines which Seal it …

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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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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. https://youtu.be/NhYods4sZk0

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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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