NAMI Statement on the Parkland School Shooting
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is deeply saddened by the tragic school shooting that occurred yesterday in Parkland, Florida. These tragedies impact our communities – our parents, our children, our school professionals, our first responders – the mental health of our whole country.
The details are still unfolding and there are still unanswered questions, but what we do know is that there were warning signs and that the shooter had received Read More
By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 14, 2018
It can be a challenge to find the “right” therapist for you. You might come across someone who has a degree from an impressive school, writes extensively on psychology and mental illness, gives lectures and talks, and still isn’t an effective therapist. And while it is important for therapists to be educated, trained and up-to-date on current practices, there is so much more to a good therapist than just their background and education.
Because the Read More
By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 09, 2018
Many Olympians have talked about various health issues they’ve overcome, but so few have opened up about living with a mental health condition. This is surprising due to the immense mental component of being an Olympic athlete.
Many Olympians have commented that the mental aspect of the game far exceeds the physical. So, coping with symptoms of mental illness would make competing even more challenging, just as a physical injury would. But even if it Read More
Riverside County To Offer Free Mental Health Support For Las Vegas Shooting Victims At Special Events
Riverside County residents affected by the deadly shooting in Las Vegas can meet with county mental health specialists at a trio of events held across the county Wednesday.
The free events in Riverside, Lake Elsinore and Indio will offer support to anyone who attended the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival or knew a victim in the Oct. 1 shooting that took the lives of 58 concert goers and wounded around 500 others.
The events will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 Read More