Friday, November 27, 2009

NAMI Advocate E-newsletter, November 2009

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing well. I am doing good. I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving with your family and friends. I had a very nice day with my family and relatives. So thankful to have them. Today I want to share with you the NAMI Advocate E newsletter. It is filled with inspiring stories and updates on the Health Care Reform bill and how it pertains to coverage for the Mentally Ill. I love the book they put on their shelves for the month. I have included the link below to take you directly to the newsletter. Be back soon with more updates and articles. Thanks for visiting my blog. Take Care, Janet :)

NAMI Advocate
NAMI | Advocate Magazine

NAMI Advocate e-newsletter, November 2009

In this issue: Health Care Reform Legislation Advances in Congress; Voice Awards Honor Those Who Give Voice to Mental Illness Issues; NAMI Receives National LGBT Award; Actress Glenn Close is Changing Minds about Mental Illness and more... Read this issue online.
NAMI ADVOCATE e-Newsletter

Actress Glenn Close: Changing Minds about Mental Illness

Emmy award-winning actress Glenn Close has launched a campaign to fight stigma and provide access to information and support for people with mental illness, their family and friends.

Depression Survey
Depression: Gaps and Guideposts

A new major survey report released by NAMI reveals gaps in Americans' understanding of major depression and explores caregiver and individual experience.

Healthcare Reform
Health Care Reform Legislation Advances in Congress

The U.S. Senate began debate on legislation to reform our nation's health care system. The Senate bill contains a number of coverage expansions and improvements critical for people living with mental illness.

Voice Awards
Annual Voice Awards Honor Those Who Give Voice to Mental Illness Issues

Hollywood reaffirmed its commitment to combating stigma through the annual Voice Awards, which were hosted by Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss.

MAC Award.
Fighting Stigma: NAMI Receives National LGBT Award.

NAMI's Multicultural Action Center received an award at the annual Alternatives Conference organized by the National Mental Health Consumers' Self-help Clearinghouse.

NAMI's Bookshelf

This month: Wrestling with Our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness and the Journey to Wholeness.

Join NAMI today!
When you become a member of NAMI, you become part of America's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness. And now you can join online.

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