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This year during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), from Oct. 2–8, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is sharing real-life stories from people with mental illness focused on “What I Wish I Had Known.”
Storytelling is a compelling way to break through the stigma that makes it so difficult for many to come forward and get help. Experiences sends the message that there is a community of people who care and understand what you’re going through.
This July, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) honors Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month — designated in 2008 by the U.S. House of Representatives — by advocating for underserved groups to have early access to quality mental health care.
Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) released the following statement after the Senate released the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which includes significant investments in mental health, particularly for our nation’s youth.