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The Germanwings Tragedy

The Germanwings Tragedy Statement of Mary Giliberti Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness ARLINGTON, VA., March 31, 2015; NAMI shares the grief of the rest of the world over the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525. We extend our condolences to the...

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Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

THANK YOU to the many members and friends who contributed to our success — with donations and efforts — during the previous year. Predominantly a volunteer and membership driven organization, you make it happen. We couldn’t do it without you! Held at the Poplar Creek...

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Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut

The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders Feb 17, 2015 |By Charles Schmidt Genes and Microbes Influence One Another, Scientists Find The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of...

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How we bring Laura's Law to all Californians

SFGATE OPINION How we bring Laura’s Law to all Californians By Amy Yannello Sunday, December 28, 2014 It’s high time for a bill that would expand Laura’s Law to all 58 California counties, and now Assembly member Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, has introduced one. Our...

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Depression Tweaks the Brain's Disappointment Circuit

An unusual chemical balancing act helps explain why people with depression attend more closely to negative information Dec 18, 2014 |By Simon Makin People with depression process emotional information more negatively than healthy people. They show increased...

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A Young Man Struggling to Keep Up

The Case of Jason - A Young Man Struggling to Keep Up University of Washington’s AIMS Center JANUARY 2015 Dear NHMH Supporters and Friends! Jason is a 25 year old college graduate who works at a fast-paced technology company. During his first few months at the...

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