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NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, May 2008
In this issue: MTV True Life features NAMI member; MIAW Toolkit available online; NAMI releases Women and Depression brochure; Voice Awards; NAMI Blog; and more... Read this issue online.

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True Life: I Have Schizophrenia

True Life: I Have Schizophrenia

Amber Main, 19, of NAMI Virginia (Hampton-Newport News) was featured on June 22 in True Life: I Have Schizophrenia, part of the award-winning MTV documentary series that explores issues affecting young people. Read more and watch...


Women and Depression Brochure

Women and Depression Brochure

NAMI has released a new brochure, Women and Depression, about the many dimensions of major depression in women. The 16-page brochure highlights include: symptoms, causes, women of color, life stages, treatment and more.
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Voice Awards

Voice Awards: Fighting Stigma, Hollywood Style

It's been a long time coming, but Hollywood has finally rolled out the red carpet for the fight against stigma -- through the annual Voice Awards, presented this year at Paramount studios in Los Angeles. Winners this year included Howie Mandel, the film Canvas, and several NAMI members.
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MIAW Toolkit

Building Community, Taking Action
October 5-11, 2008

Designated by the U.S. Congress in 1990, Mental Illness Awareness Week, MIAW, is NAMI's premiere public education event. MIAW is celebrated in communities across the country during first week of October each year. NAMI's MIAW 2008 Tool Kit is now online and offers resources, ideas, and items to assist grassroots efforts.
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May 2008

Mike Fitzpatrick
NAMI on PBS and MTV

by Mike Fitzpatrick
NAMI Executive Director

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