September 18, 2019
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 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 more »
8/27/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Statement-on-Release-of-U-S-Presidential-Candidate-Positions-on-Mental-Health-and-Addiction 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 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 more »
September 9, 2019
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September 5, 2019
‘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 more »
This Disaster Relief Resources Guide will be useful to those affected by Hurricane Dorian or other catastrophic events.
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 more »
August 20, 2019
NAMI Georgia’s Executive Director, Kim Jones, Associate Director of Policy and Awareness, Elizabeth Fullerton, and a coalition of healthcare executives recently met with Congresswoman Lucy McBath and Congressman Hank Johnson. Conversations highlighted NAMI Georgia’s accomplishments, current challenges facing service providers and families affected by mental illness, and a look forward toward effective solutions. We 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 more »
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