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Let’s Call Mental Health Stigma What It Really Is: Discrimination

Let’s Call Mental Health Stigma What It Really Is: Discrimination! Society’s attitude toward psychological disorders needs to change. People with mental health conditions are treated differently than everyone else. It’s no secret that there’s a veil of shame surrounding mental illness. Nearly one in five American adults will experience a mental health disorder in a more »

Are celebrities changing how we talk about mental illness and the importance of getting the help one needs? #stigmafree #allmindsmatter

Sharon Osbourne: ‘I Had a Complete and Utter Breakdown,’ Woke Up in the Hospital. A tough time. Sharon Osbourne revealed on a new episode of The Talk that she was depressed and had an emotional breakdown in May 2015, causing her to take a monthlong hiatus from the CBS daytime talk show. http://video.usmagazine.com/previews/KFXtWxns-qInh6Xrr Before sharing more »

Clinton Campaign Releases Mental Health Agenda

Mental illness is not a partisan issue—it is an issue that affects all of America. On Monday, August 29th, Secretary Clinton released her agenda for supporting Americans who live with mental health conditions. Mr. Trump discusses mental health on his website under Healthcare Reform, Veterans Administration Reform and under Second Amendment Rights. Every day, NAMI’s more »

The Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) services of San Mateo County is in full operation and here to help!

Team devoted to people with mental illness: Laura’s Law sparked implementation of treatment service  To assist individuals with serious mental illness who have fallen “through the cracks,” a Health System team has been formed to help improve their quality of life. The Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) is now operating and more »