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Month: January 2019

The Tragedy of America’s Indifference Toward Severe Mental Illness

By webmaster / January 25, 2019 / Comments Off on The Tragedy of America’s Indifference Toward Severe Mental Illness

Incarceration has become the norm for those with severe mental illness. But the question remains: Why do we make law enforcement responsible for a public health crisis? A homeless woman … Read more

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Ask The Doctor: “I am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help!” How to help persons with mental illness accept treatment and services

By webmaster / January 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Ask The Doctor: “I am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help!” How to help persons with mental illness accept treatment and services

When someone rejects a diagnosis of mental illness, it’s tempting to say that he or she is “in denial.” But someone with acute mental illness may not be thinking clearly enough … Read more

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February Affiliate Development Call

By webmaster / January 18, 2019 / Comments Off on February Affiliate Development Call

***February Affiliate Development Call*** All current affiliate leaders are encouraged to participate in our monthly affiliate development conference call! Questions Email affiliate@namgia.org. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 9AM – 10AM Call-In … Read more

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Congratulations to Our New Family to Family Teachers!

By webmaster / January 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Congratulations to Our New Family to Family Teachers!

NAMI Georgia is proud to announce our newest NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers. Affiliates represented were NAMI Hall, NAMI Augusta, NAMI DeKalb, NAMI Albany, NAMI Cobb, NAMI Columbus, and NAMI Northside. Thank … Read more

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NAMI Member Spotlight: Ashley Smith

By webmaster / January 18, 2019 / Comments Off on NAMI Member Spotlight: Ashley Smith

In Her Own Ink by Ashley Smith In 2007, NAMI member Ashley Smith was diagnosed with schizophrenia. she was a junior at a four-year liberal arts university in Atlanta when … Read more

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