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December 2020 News Listing

NAMI Celebrates Wins for Mental Health in COVID Relief and FY 2021 Federal Budget.

12/22/2020 Late yesterday, Congress passed major legislation (a bill combining the FY 2021 federal budget and COVID-relief provisions) that includes big wins for mental health — provisions that NAMI fought for that will benefit people with mental health conditions as well as nonprofits, like NAMI state and local organizations. This legislation is especially critical given more

Can Marijuana Worsen A Mental Illness?

Studies show a connection between mental illness and marijuana use, but it’s one that’s complex. In partnership with The Fresh Toast The use of marijuana has many scientifically proven health benefits. These can be as simple as helping users relax or as complex as managing chronic pain or stimulating appetite. There’s a lot we don’t know more