Mental Health Awareness Month | HBO

RUE BENNETT:If I could be a different person,I promise you I would.WOMAN: I’m just afraid my daughter is suffering from depressionand I don’t know what I should do.I will really do anything you say if you just -tell my parents that I’m okay. -Are you? No. Yeah, this is what it looks like when you resolve all of your issues.…

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Judy Capodicasa | “He’s My Son”

(soft music) – He’s very bright. He’s just so unstable, you never know what he’s going to do next. When he’s good, he’s very good, and when he’s bad, it’s criminal. I’ve had to go to court three times to order protection. You don’t want to go and say your son is trying, is threatening you, or destroying your property.…

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NAMIWalks: Mental Health for All

– We need to be able to stand up and say, it’s okay to have a mental health condition, it’s okay to be able to reach out and ask for help. – NAMIWalks is the best. It’s a celebration of all of our members, all of their friends and co-workers and relatives, all of the places of worship we get…

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Show You Care. Walk with us for mental health. – 2019 NAMIWalks PSA

[female narrator] Over 40 million people in the U.S. will experience a mental health condition this year. That’s 1 in 5 of us. Many suffer in silence. They’re your friends, neighbors and loved ones. NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness provides life-changing support and education, so that no one walks the path of mental illness alone. Show you care.…

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National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold sessions to educate public on mental illness

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. or ‘NAMI’ . approximately one in five adults in the U-S. or nearly 44- million people. suffer from mental illness in a given year. TAKE VO LA CROSSE That’s why they are taking steps to educate people in our area on the issue. Starting on February eighth. for 12 weeks. ‘NAMI’ will…

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National Alliance on Mental Illness | Connecting Point | May 11, 2016

>>IT MAY SEEM HARD TO BELIEVE BUT THERE IS REMAINING FEARS AND STIGMAS THAT STOP SOME PEOPLE FROM SEEKING HELP FOR MENTAL ILLNESS. NAMI, THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS IS ALL ABOUT REPLACING THOSE FEARS WITH KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING. BERNICE DRUMHELLER, THE PRESIDENT OF THE BERNIE MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER, SAT DOWN WITH ME RECENTLY TO TALK ABOUT THE WORK BEING…

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Does Utah culture have a stigma toward mental illness?

I still don’t understand why mental illness has the degree of stigma associated to it that it does. we sense the complexity of such matters when we hear professionals speak of neuroses and psychoses, of genetic predispositions and chromosome defects, of bipolarity and paranoia and schizophrenia. However bewildering this all may be, these afflictions are some of the realities of…

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Gun deaths and mental illness: It’s not just about mass shootings

The president is proposing an expansion and reform of mental health programs including those that help identify and treat individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others. so we know that about one in five people experience a mental health condition about one in 25 in the United States experiences a serious mental health condition. Only about half…

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1 in 5: “Mental illness is devastating”

I either have to decide, are you gonna be paranoid and crazy, or are you gonna take this pill that puts your lungs to sleep when you go to bed at night. so I say I’ll take the pill because it’s quality of life of over quantity My family was my support group and my wife was really supportive for…

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