Texas To Get Funds To Improve Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Dec 4, 2019 By Courtney Collins & Domini Davis KERA News https://www.keranews.org/post/texas-get-funds-improve-suicide-prevention-lifeline Texas Health and Human Services is getting a financial boost from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline aimed to help more Texans get the mental health help they need. The $3 million, two-year grant will help the state’s Suicide Prevention Lifeline call centers better […]

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Published 8:02 am CST, Thursday, December 12, 2019 By Bandy X. Lee, Yale University Chron https://www.chron.com/news/article/Myths-around-mental-illness-cause-high-rates-of-14901276.php (THE CONVERSATION) Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide – secrecy and stigma around the issue continue. The problem is especially acute in the workplace. While individuals with mental […]

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 not have […]

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 […]