NAMI Georgia and its affiliates are hosting a variety of upcoming classes. See below for information on upcoming NAMI Basics, Peer to Peer, Family to Family, Ending the Silence, Homefront, NAMI Smarts, Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases, and Georgia Youth In Crisis programs.Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases
Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases is designed for first responders, clergy, hospital personnel, security officers, and others who wish to learn about mental health Read More
May 1, 2018: Update
New clues have surfaced in the search for NAMI member Neill Blake’s son, who went missing on Kennesaw Mountain on March 8, 2018. Please read and share this article. If you have information or have seen David Blake, please contact the Cobb County Police Tip Line at (770) 499-4111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr 6, 2018: Alert
One of our dear NAMI Georgia members is searching for her son David, who has been missing since March 8. If you Read More
Schizophrenia is one of the most important and expensive diseases in the United States. A primary responsibility for developing better drugs for this disease lies with the pharmaceutical industry and the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). Using ClinicalTrials.gov, the online registration for drug and other clinical trials, we assessed trends in drug trials for schizophrenia from 2005 to 2017. During that period the pharmaceutical industry reduced drug trials for schizophrenia Read More
The Vital Role of a Full Continuum of Psychiatric Care
A Joint Report with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Beyond Beds is a joint report with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors and represents the introductory paper in a 10-part series on the inpatient psychiatric treatment capacity in the United States.
Nearly 10 million individuals in the United States are estimated to live with a diagnosable psychiatric condition sufficiently serious Read More
NAMI Atlanta/Auburn will present a Mental Health and Wellness Day Fair. Event is open to the public.RECOVERY: IN YOUR OWN VOICE PANEL DISCUSSION VENDORS LUNCH
July 14, 2018 10:00AM to 3:00PM Bethel United Methodist Church 1215 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA. 30331 Contact: Joanne Govan (770) 316-6052 email@example.comRead More
From Georgia Health News, May 3, 2018:
“Georgia improved by one spot, reaching No. 40 in an annual ranking of states’ health systems, released Thursday.
The state’s ranking in the Commonwealth Fund report is similar to the results on other national scorecards in health care. Georgia was ranked 41st last year in the State Health System Performance scorecard and 46th in the previous ranking.
Georgia’s top-ranked health indicators in the report included high vaccination rates for young children; a comparatively low rate of deaths from Read More
Dr. Sarah Vinson, a NAMI Georgia Board Director has been featured in the UF College of Medicine News, April 14, 2018.
“When Dr. Sarah Vinson give talks at conferences and meetings around the nation, she begins by describing herself.
“I’m a dark-skinned black woman living in a racist, shadist, sexist society,” she says. “I start my presentations that way because the lenses through which we see ourselves and others are important. We all have them.”
Vinson has devoted her professional career to expanding Read More