Mental health simulation offers real-world examples

Lafayette, Indiana – A unique event, recently held by the North Central Legislative Forum Committee (NCLFC), invited elected officials to participate in a mental health simulation. Event creator and participants The NCLFC is a group made up of several local mental health organizations and advocates, such as Willowstone Family Services; Valley Oaks Health; Bauer Family … Read more

State Conference on Access to Mental Health Care Coming to MVCC – Chicago Tribune

Lisa Guardiola still counts the blessings her mother helped her connect with the National Alliance on Mental Illness when she was diagnosed as an adult with schizophrenia in 2004. The organization helped her mother learn how to treat her illness, advocate for her needs and take care of herself. “Honestly, NAMI saved my life and … Read more

Hope’s Hope and Alabama continue to raise awareness of mental health

Mark Hilinsky knew the game was coming about 25 rows behind the visitor’s line at Williams Press, South Carolina. Before the first play in the third quarter, the entire court had three fingers up in the air. They were honoring his son. They remember Tyler. This was the inaugural mental health week for college football. … Read more