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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

June 26, 2019

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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Teachers say more mental health counselors needed in SC schools

May 16, 2019

By Jason Raven | April 26, 2019 at 5:36 PM EDT – Updated April 27 at 8:15 AM WCSC https://www.live5news.com/2019/04/27/teachers-say-more-mental-health-counselors-needed-sc-schools/ COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Next week, teachers will be rallying at the State House to push for changes in the classroom. Steve Nuzum is a high school teacher at the Richland School District Two. He’ll join fellow more »

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Suicide rate in SC prisons hits record high as mental health problems grow

May 3, 2019 By Mary Katherine Wildeman The Post and Courier https://www.postandcourier.com/news/suicide-rate-in-sc-prisons-hits-record-high-as-mental/article_e3f070b8-6ab6-11e9-8e88-0b119ed5f1bd.html Eleven South Carolina prisoners committed suicide last year. The number is almost double what it was in 2017. It is a grim all-time record for corrections officials who say they’re doing what they can to address the mental health needs of its inmates. more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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