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Understanding Your Diagnosis

September 19, 2017

Some people with mental health conditions experience relief and hope when they get a diagnosis. Others may feel like a diagnosis is “just words.” You may even feel several competing emotions at the same time—relief at having a name for the things bothering you, but fear and anger that you have an illness. You may more »

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Learning To Help Your Child And Your Family

September 12, 2017

Having a child with a mental health condition can be a challenge, but there are ways to help make things easier. Each year, 1 in 5 kids aged 13-18 experiences a mental health condition. This means many parents have faced similar challenges and experiences as you. Be Attentive Begin by taking notice of your children’s more »

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Work Is Recovery

August 16, 2017

Work is just one area of life where stigma can manifest. Especially for the many people struggling with serious mental illness, who are often labeled as “too sick” or “too dangerous” to work. The majority of individuals with serious mental illness express the desire to work, yet their employment rates are estimated to be 22%, more »

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Step Into the World of a Military Caregiver

August 11, 2017

Military caregivers don’t often ask for help, but they deserve support. If you’re caring for an injured service member or veteran, or want to help those that do, join Hidden Heroes. There are more than 5.5 million military caregivers in the United States. Their voices are different, but they share a similar story of struggle and resilience. Hidden Heroes brings more »

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororitiy, Inc. Donates $5,000 to NAMI Southern Nevada

July 28, 2017

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) and NAMI are working together to increase mental health awareness in the African American community. In July the AKA national organization donated $5,000 to NAMI Southern Nevada during the annual AKA Leadership Conference held at the Bellagio Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.   NAMI Nevada Board of Directors member more »

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