Missouri governor emphasizes importance of mental health during COVID-19 crisis

April 19, 2020

March 26, 2020 By Jim Roberts WGEM JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (WGEM) —  In Thursday’s press briefing, Governor Parson and Missouri Department of Mental Health Director Mark Stringer spoke about the importance of mental health during the COVID-19 crisis. The Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves people of all ages with mental illness, substance use Read More »

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How to Protect Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Mar 31, 2020 By Lynne S. Gots, Ph.D. NAMI The coronavirus outbreak, and the social-distancing measures now in place to prevent its spread, have turned all our lives upside down. But if you have a mental illness, the pervasive climate of anxiety, stress and isolation may be especially harmful to your well-being. Here are Read More »

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NAMI Calls On Congress To Respond To The Mental Health And Addiction Crisis Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic

4/8/2020 NAMI Today, NAMI joined more than a dozen of the nation’s leading mental health organizations in calling for specific additions to the next stimulus package to address the profound mental health implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Access to critical care must be sustained for the millions of Americans living with mental health and Read More »

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NAMI Updates On The Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

03/13/2020 Considering the news regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), NAMI released the following information. As of today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), notes the following in terms of risk assessment: For most people, the immediate risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to be low. This Read More »

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A Message from NAMI St. Louis

March 12, 2020

To our NAMI community in St Louis, We are in uncertain times as we all adapt to risks that the COVID-19 virus presents to our community. We continue to closely monitor and follow guidance from the Health Department and the CDC regarding our events. As of current guidance, we are proceeding with NAMI St. Louis Read More »

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