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Family-to-Family Educational Program

July 9, 2019

NAMI ACR will offer a free Family-to-Family Educational Program starting in September. Family to Family is a series of 12 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family volunteers who know what more »

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Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break

June 27, 2019

Jun 13, 2019 By Tristan Greene Artificial Intelligence https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2019/06/13/breakthrough-research-demonstrates-ai-can-predict-a-psychotic-break/ A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff more »

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Should You Let Your Boss Know When You’re Struggling With A Mental Health Issue?

Jun 13, 2019, 06:34am By Bryan Robinson Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2019/06/13/should-you-let-your-boss-know-when-youre-struggling-with-a-mental-health-issue/#55dcf39b4fdb Early in my career when I was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I was overwhelmed with a personal crisis that started to affect my job performance. I scheduled a meeting with my department chair, a nun with a Ph.D. in counseling. more »

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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