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No Illness, Mental or Physical, is Shameful

By normalizing my experience, I hope to play a part in removing the stigma and fear surrounding mental health.

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How to Prepare for Your Psychiatric Appointment

A little preparation before your appointment can go a long way.

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How Lived Experience and Identity Shape Mental Health Counseling

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Recovery Begins with a Decision

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Mental Health Patients Have Rights

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Everyone Deserves Adequate Mental Health Care

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Getting Involved with Minority Mental Health

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Why Suicide Reporting Guidelines Matter

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Ensuring Your Child is Supported at School

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You Can’t “Pray Away” a Mental Health Condition

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Substance Use Carries Mental Health Risks—Yes, Even Marijuana

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It’s Time to Talk About Suicide in LGBTQ Communities

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Suicide Prevention as a Social Justice Issue

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Rules of the Road for Succeeding in College with a Mood Disorder

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Work is Recovery

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Mental Health Matters for All Students

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There is No Shame: The Power to End Mental Health Stigma Begins with Me

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I Remember When Worry Was a Friend

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Challenging Multicultural Disparities in Mental Health

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder: What’s the Difference?

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The Stigma in Our Health Care System

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Reasons to Attend NAMI’s Hill Day

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A Dog Story: Negotiating with the Airlines

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Help Build the Mental Health Movement

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Medicaid Matters: Lifting a Family from Fear to Hope

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The Reps are Back in Town: Make Your Voice Heard

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Mental Health Reform is a Law

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Do You Know the Layers of Self-Advocacy?

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Take the First Step for Mental Health Reform: Register to Vote

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22 Push-Ups to Raise Awareness About an Appalling Epidemic Among Veterans

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Washington Post Talks Mental Health Policy with NAMI

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Giving Your Mental Health the Old College Try

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The Countdown is On: Time to Pass Mental Health in the Senate

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Happy Anniversary to the ADA!

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Exercise for Mental Health: 8 Keys to Get and Stay Moving

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Should Police Accommodate People with Mental Illness in Crisis? The Supreme Court Weighs In—Kind Of

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Election Mental Health Advocacy: Opportunity and Action

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