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National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) 2019 Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions, and ideas about people with mental health conditions. These free presentations provide a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience…
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FREE Event: Ending the Silence For Families, October 2 at 6:30 PM

Date Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Location Osceola Regional Medical Center 700 West Oak Street Kissimmee, Florida 34741 Description NAMI Ending the Silence is a free presentation designed to give audience…
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FREE Event: Namigo Talks: Psychological Service Dogs

Learning Objectives Presentation participants will: Understand the history of Psychological Service Dogs, Inc. as a dual purpose non-profit organization. Know the important differences between psychological service dogs, emotional…
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Panel Discusses Mental Illness Stigma Facing Minorities – The Gainesville Sun

The stigma associated with mental illness, especially in the black community, often serves as a barrier to those who need to be treated for mental illness related issues. Eliminating that stigma was the focus of a town hall discussion held…
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Stigmatizing Kids? New Law Forces Families to Disclose Student’s Mental Health Treatment – Florida Phoenix

Registering a student for public school involves submitting everything from proof of immunizations, health exams and birth certificates to details about gender, race, emergency contacts and more. But the newest registration requirement this…
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NAMI and Partners Release New Report on Inadequate Health Plans – National Alliance of Mental Illness

People with mental illness shouldn’t have to worry about sky-high insurance premiums or being denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing mental health condition. Fortunately, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently requires health…