Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and suicide rates have increased by 30% since 1999 (CDC). With effective care, suicidal thoughts are treatable, and suicide is preventable. Below, NAMI information on warning signs and risk factors of suicide, and what you can do to support a suicidal loved one in a crisis. Together, we can shift the conversation from suicide to suicide prevention.
WARNING SIGNSIncreased alcohol and drug use Aggressive behavior Withdrawal from Read More
NAMI’s Statement Regarding President Trump’s Comments On Reinstitutionalizing People With Mental Illness
Yesterday, President Trump revisited his statements about reopening mental “institutions” and perpetuated false stereotypes. Two weeks ago, the president also called people with mental illness “monsters.”
In response, National Alliance on Mental Illness Acting CEO Angela Kimball released the following statement:
“The president should be talking about better care and earlier access to intensive treatment, not revisiting the shameful institutions of our past.
“Words matter, Mr. President. ‘These people’ are our friends, neighbors, children, spouses. They’re not ‘monsters,’ ‘the mentally ill’ or ‘crazy people’ – they’re Read More
NAMI Mt San Jacinto, will offer its NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program
September 17th 2019 Tuesdays
Join class by October 1st in order to complete course
It will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pmfor 12 weeks
Location: 650 N. State St, Hemet CA 92543
Join the class by October 1st in order to participate!Read More
Arlington, VA – NAMI today released the latest installment in the “Strength Over Silence” docuseries highlighting the personal story of Chris Hubbard, offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns. Hubbard’s video was created to raise awareness about mental health conditions, help eliminate stigma and encourage people to seek help.
“It can be difficult at times for anyone living with a mental health condition to receive the care they need, but everyone deserves equal access to the right treatment Read More
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Homefront program produces significant benefits for both in-person and online participants, according to a study published in Psychiatric Services, a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.
NAMI Homefront is an adaptation of the evidence-based NAMI Family-to-Family program designed to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends of active duty military servicemembers and veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other mental health conditions. According to a RAND Corporation study, Read More
Click here to sign up for the event: https://hemetpride19.eventbrite.com
Join us for the 2nd Annual Hemet Pride event at Taquitz High School.
Address is 4425 Titan Trail, Hemet CA 92545
Come out and join the fun!Read More