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Month: December 2017

21st Century Cures Act Report Recommends Changes to Mental Health Care Infrastructure

By webmaster / December 20, 2017 / Comments Off on 21st Century Cures Act Report Recommends Changes to Mental Health Care Infrastructure

The federal Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) released its first report to Congress detailing major barriers to treatment for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI). The ISMICC, created … Read more

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“I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge”

By webmaster / December 20, 2017 / Comments Off on “I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge”
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Private Insurer’s Noncompliance Means Patients Still Pay More Out-of-Pocket for Mental Health Care

By webmaster / December 20, 2017 / Comments Off on Private Insurer’s Noncompliance Means Patients Still Pay More Out-of-Pocket for Mental Health Care

A powerful report by Milliman confirms insurers are not complying to federal law established by the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. The failure of private insurance … Read more

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Jan 22 – Prep-Training for ‘Mental Health Day at the Capitol’

By webmaster / December 11, 2017 / Comments Off on Jan 22 – Prep-Training for ‘Mental Health Day at the Capitol’

NAMI Georgia is hosting a “Mental Health Day Prep Training” on January 22nd, 2018, the evening before Mental Health Day at the Capitol. This training will help prepare NAMI members … Read more

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Jan 26-27, 2018 – NAMI Basics Teacher Training

By webmaster / December 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Jan 26-27, 2018 – NAMI Basics Teacher Training

Become a NAMI Basics Teacher! NAMI Basics  is a free education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. This training will give you the tools and certification to … Read more

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