2018 NAMI Nevada State Conference Presentations

September 28, 2018

Trauma World: Three Decades of Intervention   (Dr Carlton Craig) Effects of Trauma on Youth NAMI Statewide Conference   (Kevin Quint) Trauma Through a Lifetime: School-Based Interventions   (Katie Dockweiler) #GenderMatters: Trauma-Responsive Strategies with Justice-Involved Women  (Emily Salisbury) Nevada Lockbox.nv.gov Protecting Your Wishes   (Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske) Nevada System Of Care   (Ross Armstrong, Cara Paoli, Kevin McGrath) more »

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Google Partners With NAMI To Increase Understanding Of PTSD

December 28, 2017

In any given year, about 14 million adults in the U.S. will experience Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can develop after any traumatic event, including combat, hurricanes, earthquakes or experiences like mass shootings, assaults or even car accidents. However, despite how common this condition is, treatment-seeking is low. That’s why we’re honored to partner more »

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Millennials And Mental Health

As a mother of two Millennials, I’ve noticed differences between their generation and mine. Like how they prefer to spend money on travel, amazing food and experiences rather than physical things like homes and cars. These aren’t negative qualities—just different. There is one difference I’ve noticed that is extremely positive: how they view mental health. more »

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Preventing Mental Health Effects of Divorce on Children

December 19, 2017

Researchers have found that teachers and other school personnel may show bias against children in divorced families without even realizing it. This bias can impact expectations about a student’s academic, social and emotional functioning. Even though children are amazing in their ability to navigate the changes and challenges of life, students who experience this type more »

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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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