By Ericka Sóuter WebMd https://www.webmd.com/story/mental-health-in-the-black-community Growing up in a military family, Aisha Shabazz moved many times throughout her childhood. Though the move to Delaware in 2000 was the most trying. In the past, she made friends quickly and had a sense of belonging. Now thrust into a school of a couple thousand kids, the then more »
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Families often face challenges in accessing services for youth with mental health needs. Project CHANGE has joined forces with communities in Harris County and Texas System of Care to meet that challenge by offering services and supports in a different way.
12/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Receives-Fourth-Consecutive-Four-Star-Rating-from-Charity-Navigator For the last four years NAMI has proudly received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This four-star rating shows that NAMI exceeds industry standards, adheres to best practices, and fulfills our mission in a financially responsible and efficient way. NAMI has also earned GuideStar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency more »
NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity […]
Bedlam PBS Now showing Bedlam An Intimate Journey into America’s Mental Health Crisis Find your local PBS schedule here or stream to your device. About the Film To get to the bottom of the current mental health crisis in the U.S., psychiatrist and documentarian Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, M.D. chronicles the personal, poignant stories of […]
Leon Alderfer, our leader, colleague and friend has died. We are in sorrow and support of his family and the whole NAMI community, who will miss him greatly and treasure him always.
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Official Covid-19 Response from NAMI-Greater Houston, April 9, 2020 This is sort of like a Bob Dylan song of old – Idiot Wind “Now everything’s a little upside down As a matter of fact the wheels have stopped What’s good is bad, what’s bad is good You’ll find out when you reach the top You’re […]
By Frank Webb Project Manager – Patrol Bureau Harris County Sheriff’s Office Police officers are increasingly responding to individuals in behavioral health crisis at the same time mental health resources are decreasing. Law enforcement agencies are searching for affordable ways to fill these gaps in services and the means to access mental health professionals to […]
NAMI Greater Houston is honored to be chosen as the charity of choice by Burns & McDonnell in 2020.
Rosalynn Carter adds support for parity follow-through, saying “We have to make mental health care on a par with everything else.”