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NAMI St. Louis is hiring!

July 19, 2019

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 Read More »

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Mental health support training available to people living with mental illness

July 16, 2019

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 Read More »

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Missouri ranks 43rd in a new state-by-state health care scorecard

Published 11:01 p.m. CT June 11, 2019 | Updated 7:20 a.m. CT June 12, 2019 By Gregory J. Holman Springfield News-Leader https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2019/06/12/missouri-health-care-system-eighth-worst-united-states-study/1420155001/ 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 Read More »

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Responding To Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms

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 Read More »

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NAMI Joins Seven Leading Organizations To Launch Mental Health For US Coalition

6/10/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-Seven-Leading-Organizations-to-Launch-Mental-Health-for-US-Coalition 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.

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