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Mental health diversion program to expand in Houston area

May 16, 2019

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press Updated 2:24 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Chron https://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Mental-health-diversion-program-to-expand-in-13810684.php HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced the expansion of a program to keep low-level misdemeanor offenders with mental health problems out of jail following the success of new facility that resulted in diverting more than 1,000 people more »

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Every year, 46 million Americans deal with mental illness. Only 41% get help. Here’s how you can.

By Amy Chillag, CNN Posted: 11:01 AM, May 08, 2019 Updated: 11:01 AM, May 08, 2019 Click2Houston https://www.click2houston.com/health/how-to-find-professional-help-for-depression-anxiety May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a time for renewed focus on mental health. It is a critical health problem in the US according to the Department of Health. An estimated 46 million American adults experience more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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The 2018 Annual Impact Report is Out!

April 22, 2019

Thank you to everyone who has supported our mission, to improve the lives of all persons affected by mental illness by providing support, education, and advocacy to individuals and families. Presented below is our 2018 Annual Impact Report. Download a PDF version

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