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‘You are not alone’: Breaking the mental health stigma

November 8, 2019

Posted: Fri 7:22 PM, Oct 11, 2019  |  Updated: Sat 3:38 AM, Oct 12, 2019 By Sierra Gillespie NBC15 https://www.nbc15.com/content/news/You-are-not-alone-Breaking-the-mental-health-stigma–562867181.html MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) —This Mental Illness Awareness Week, experts and advocates alike are raising awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues in the United States. “This is not unusual. It’s actually more average to have a more »

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Teen suicide increasing in Wisconsin

Posted: Oct 17, 2019, 10:37 AM Updated: Oct 17, 2019, 10:24 PM By Marty Hobe WTMJ-TV https://www.tmj4.com/news/i-team/teen-suicide-increasing-in-wisconsin Suicide among children ages 10-19 has been increasing over the last few years, and it’s currently the second-leading cause of death among teens. Teen suicide is something familiar to the Kujawa family, who told the story of their more »

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How Families Can Work Together

Nov. 04, 2019 By Izzy Gonçalves NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2019/How-Families-Can-Work-Together Over 15 years, my spouse and I struggled with her severe bipolar I disorder. We went through weeks-long psychiatric hospitalizations, disrupted relationships and stalled personal and professional goals. Eventually, I took grudging ownership of her treatment. We resented each other, and we didn’t work together. I now know more »

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NAMI Applauds HHS For Removing Barriers To Treatment For People With Serious Mental Illness

11/6/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-HHS-for-Removing-Barriers-to-Treatment-for-People-with-Serious-Mental-Illness Today, the federal government announced the approval of the first-of-its-kind Medicaid demonstration project that aims to broaden treatment services available to Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in the District of Columbia.

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