NAMI Holiday Gift Drive 2017

Please join us this Holiday Season by donating items for our Gift Bags which will be delivered to over 600 consumers at local Hospitals, Self-help Centers, Churches and Homeless Shelters. We need the following items for men and women: Socks Scarves & Gloves Winter Hats Granola or Power Bars Travel size toiletries Decks of Playing Cards…

13th Annual Mood Disorders Education Day!

Hello to our wonderful attendees of the 13th Annual Mood Disorders Education Day! For those of you who are interested in viewing presentations from the event, they are now posted on the following two Stanford websites: http://med.stanford.edu/mooddisorders/approach.html http://med.stanford.edu/pedmood/community.html Best regards, The Stanford Mood Disorders Center Attachments imageSlide2.img.620.high (168 kB)

Social Security Disability – Q&A

Social Security Disability—Q&A Questions about Social Security Benefits? The website www.SSDRC.com, written by a former disability examiner, addresses many of questions that arise naturally from claimants and their families. There is also a special link, that specifically pertains to bipolar disorder. Attachments SS (5 kB)

Check out the Mental Health Channel

What is the Mental Health Channel? We’re a channel like you’d see on cable, but on the web. It’s where all TV is headed, so this is our primary platform. You’ll find MHC content here, on BigThink.com, Upworthy.com, YouTube and Facebook. But also on TV channels like PBS, and on university campuses across the country.…

Talking Art: Side Effects May Include

 In 2012, Tamara Staples’ sister committed suicide using drugs that had been prescribed for her bipolar disorder by multiple doctors and filled at multiple pharmacies. After her death, Tamara asked her sister’s husband to send her the contents of her medicine cabinet. He sent several large boxes that included both pharmaceutical and over-the-counter medications. There…

May is Mental Health Matters Month

1.May is Mental Health Matters Month! Did you know that half of us will have a mental health challenge in our lifetime? Help us spread awareness of the importance of mental health by sharing this post. 2. Did you know that lime green is the national color of mental health awareness? Show your support by…

July 9: NAMI Hearts & Minds Workshop

Did you know that maintaining good physical health helps your mental health as well? Did you know that simple lifestyle changes can greatly reduce your risk of serious medical conditions and make you feel better both physically and mentally?  To learn how healthy lifestyle choices can lead to physical and mental well-being for a lifetime,…