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September 9, 2019 Georgia State University https://news.gsu.edu/2019/09/09/georgia-state-faculty-to-investigate-neural-markers-of-mental-illness/
ATLANTA—Psychology researchers at Georgia State University are using large-scale imaging analysis to study how symptoms associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression relate to changes in the brain. The researchers say they hope to yield new diagnostic classifications, uncover potential new treatment targets in the brain and identify which patients may benefit from those treatments.Read More
September 9, 2019 By Madison Hogan Atlanta Inno https://www.americaninno.com/atlanta/roundups/7-atlanta-based-startups-and-apps-that-assist-with-mental-health/
With the Advanced Technology Development Center’s new health vertical for startups in the state’s incubator and the launch of the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub last year, HealthTech is thriving now more than ever in Atlanta.
But as we become a more health-centered nation and #selfcare aware, conversations about mental health are becoming more popular, too. National Suicide Prevention Week, an annual week-long campaign in the United States to inform and engage health professionals and Read More
Arlington, VA— The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a proud member of Mental Health For US, a nonpartisan, educational coalition elevating mental health and addiction in policy conversations around the country. Today, the coalition released candidate responses to their survey which asked 11 questions addressing mental health, drug overdose, criminal justice reform, equal access to care and more.Read More
By Andrea Paquette | Aug. 14, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2019/What-it-Feels-Like-to-be-in-Psychosis
I was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder with psychotic features when I was 25 years old. My mental health journey unraveled my life to the point where I nearly died. An entire year, spanning most of 2005, drove me entirely out of reality. It remains extremely difficult to explain how something called “psychosis” has affected my brain.
Most people understand psychosis to be seeing, hearing and believing things that are not real. Simple. However, it is not easy Read More
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‘Kick the Stigma’ at this FIFA ’19 Tournament. Cost is $15 per player; top players will receive prizes. Register to play.
Event Details September 21, 2019 11:30am-4pm Level Up Game Center 3837 Martinez Blvd Augusta, GA 30907
Register now- tournament is limited to 32 players! Proceeds will benefit Focus On Recovery, Augusta. FORAugusta’s mission is to empower individuals and families in, or seeking, recovery from substance use disorders and other mental health challenges. See them on Facebook at Focus on Recovery – Read More
This Disaster Relief Resources Guide will be useful to those affected by Hurricane Dorian or other catastrophic events.Disaster Relief Resource Guide 2019 Read More
In preparation for upcoming Georgia NAMIWalks, a revised Affiliate Development Call schedule for September and October will be in effect:
Calls for September 7th and October 5th are cancelled. Call will be held on September 28th.
Regular schedule will resume with a call on November 2nd.
This will allow us to share last minute details and plans for Georgia NAMIWalks events.Read More
NAMI Georgia is grateful for the companies, agencies, and organizations that help us provide support, education, and advocacy services free of charge to Georgians in recovery and their families. These generous sponsors are vital to our mission.
2019 NAMIWalks Georgia Sponsors
Gold – $5,000 Alkermes Pharmaceutical Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Northside Hospital
Silver – $2,500 Alliant Health Solutions CHRIS180 Amerigroup Community Care iResearch Atlanta MailChimp Synexus Skyland Trail
Kick-off Event – $1,500 Atlanta Metropol, Inc.
Bronze – $1000 Grady Health Systems Anchor Hospital Beacon Health Options Georgia Benchmark Human Services DeKalb Community Read More