NAMI Blog

When Mental Illness Touches Home

By Jay Boll | Nov. 28, 2018
It can be incredibly difficult for a parent to learn that their child lives with mental illness, even for someone in the mental health field already. Read Jay's journey of accepting his children's conditions and helping them towards recovery.

Tips for Successful Family Therapy

By Amanda C. Dacquel | Nov. 26, 2018
Family relationships are sometimes responsible for life’s biggest conflicts. They’re often complicated and can span decades. Family therapy is a safe place to work through negative feelings and move forward.

When Someone Throws You a Lifeline

By Holly Doggett | Nov. 14, 2018

"I remember logging onto my first NAMI Homefront online class and being completely overcome by emotions. I realized that not only was I not alone, I wasn’t being judged."

Getting Older Veterans Proper Care

By Colleen O’Day | Nov. 09, 2018

Many older veterans are experiencing symptoms of PTSD. We need to encourage those who are struggling to seek treatment even if it's been multiple decades since their traumatic event. 

The Stages of My Mental Illness

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Nov. 07, 2018

For Katherine, mental illness has been a process. Recognizing these stages has helped her identify what kind of support she needed at each stage of her mental health journey.