Summary: The Program Coordinator works with staff and volunteers to oversee the NAMI St. Louis programs including: Family to Family, Basics programs, Family and Friends, Peer to Peer, In our Own Voice, Sharing Hope, 2nd Thursday and Support groups. The Program Coordinator will coordinate mental health trainings, data collection, project activities, and outreach to the community and service provider collaborators.
Hours: The Program Coordinator is a non-exempt, full-time position. Work is somewhat flexible as needed but the majority of the work will be Monday-Friday Read More
Jul 5, 2019 Updated Jul 11, 2019 Staff Report DSJNow.com http://www.dailystarjournal.com/community/mental-health-support-training-available-to-people-living-with-mental/article_7d1284ae-9f35-11e9-a479-1fe65fd0c419.html
JEFFERSON CITY — Statewide mental health nonprofit NAMI Missouri is offering free trainings for Missourians who want to start a mental health support group in their community.
“A shortage of services paired with an increase in mental health awareness has resulted in a greater need for mental health support services across the state of Missouri,” Gena Terlizzi, executive director of NAMI Missouri, said. “Even for those who have access to Read More
Published 11:01 p.m. CT June 11, 2019 | https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2019/06/12/missouri-health-care-system-eighth-worst-united-states-study/1420155001/By Gregory J. Holman Springfield News-Leader
Missouri’s health system is the eighth-worst among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, a New York-based policy foundation said in a report released early Wednesday.
The No. 43 ranking means Missouri fell two spots on the list since last year’s state-by-state health care scorecard published by the Commonwealth Fund.
Commonwealth study authors crunched the most recently available Read More
By Amy Willer | Jun. 24, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/June-2019/Responding-to-Bipolar-Psychotic-Symptoms
A first experience with psychosis can be terrifying, exhilarating, disorienting or feel just plain ordinary. Sometimes it can seem ordinary because it was your reality for a while. Your senses and brain colluded to fabricate something that wasn’t actually there. It certainly felt real, though.
For example, during my first psychotic break, it felt as though my cognitive abilities had reduced to that of a toddler. I couldn’t understand what people said to me, and I Read More
NAMI, along with other prominent mental health and addiction organizations, launched Mental Health for US: a nonpartisan educational coalition aimed at elevating mental health issues on the 2020 campaign trail. The coalition is dedicated to uniting Americans to call for bipartisan support and systematic change through grassroots activation.Read More
June 13, 2019 By Tristan Greene Artificial Intelligence https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2019/06/13/breakthrough-research-demonstrates-ai-can-predict-a-psychotic-break/
A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear.
The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff from Emory University’s Department of Psychology, set out to see if there was any way to use language as an indicator of impending latent onset Read More