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Suicide: A Cry for Life

Nov. 17, 2017

"So often, our culture concludes that suicide is a rejection of life, a willful refusal to live any longer, but I believe suicide is a statement that life can and should be so much more than pain or despair. If a suicidal person only sees a future with days on end of pain, then that vision looks nothing like the sort of life we all long to enjoy."

Hands-On for Mental Health: A Pie Tale

Apr. 14, 2017

Mental Health Month is just around the corner. If your congregation, school, office, town, campus, book club, family, sports team—whatever!—is looking to get involved and raise awareness and funds for NAMI, consider a bake sale.

How Helping Others Can Help You

Dec. 16, 2016

A recent study found that giving help had greater benefits than receiving help. Some of us might not need a study to prove that—we've experienced it.

The Role of Ritual

Jun. 01, 2016

A ritual represents an opportunity for a community to come together and feel comforted by the familiar celebration of a holiday, a time of year or of someone's life. 


Infographics & Fact Sheets

Dec. 11, 2017

NAMI's fact sheets offer clear, concise information on mental health topics. Share them with a loved one, bring to a doctor or hand them out at health fairs.

Mental Health Education

Mar. 23, 2015

Many NAMI Affiliates offer an array of outstanding peer-led programs that provide free education, skills training and support. Discover which education program is right for you.