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5 Reminders For Survivors Of Trauma

February 12, 2020

Jan. 17, 2020 By Odelya Gertel Kraybill, Ph.D., LCPC NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/January-2020/5-Reminders-for-Survivors-of-Trauma In 1991, when I was 17 and living in Tel Aviv with my family, a loud siren woke me from a peaceful sleep. We knew what it meant. We also knew we had to do. I ran, shaking and crying, with my family to our safe more »

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Ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in South Carolina

January 9, 2020

December 13, 2019 at 8:01 PM EST – Updated December 13 at 10:51 PM By Jason Raven WISTV https://www.wistv.com/2019/12/14/ending-stigma-surrounding-mental-illness-suicide-south-carolina/ COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Dennis Gillan remembers a time when he didn’t talk about his brothers, Mark and Matthew. “What happened to me was really bad and I don’t want it to happen to somebody else,” more »

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1 in 6 kids has a mental health crisis. Easley High is training students how to respond

Published 6:52 a.m. ET Dec. 31, 2019 | Updated 7:57 p.m. ET Dec. 31, 2019 By Ariel Gilreath The Greenville News https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/education/2019/12/31/easley-high-is-training-students-how-to-respond-to-mental-health-crises/4077042002/ If you had asked Gary Culler what the biggest issue in education was 10 years ago, he would have pointed to various academic statistics, lagging test scores and graduation rates. Now, the Easley High more »

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6 Ways You Can Help A Loved One On Their Healing Journey

Dec. 26, 2019 By Shainna Ali NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/6-Ways-You-Can-Help-a-Loved-One-on-Their-Healing-J Take a moment to consider all the people in your life: your coworkers, friends, family. At any given time, 1 in 5 of these individuals is living with a mental health condition. You may have noticed them struggling, but if you’re not a trained mental health professional, you may more »

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NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive

Dec 18 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2019/NAMI-Board-of-Directors-Names-Daniel-H-Gillison-Jr-As-New-Chief-Executive NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness and their families, today announced the appointment of Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer effective January 21, 2020. “On behalf more »

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