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Your family experience can help change lives!

April 17, 2018

Are you the parent or caregiver of a child with mental health issues? Your lived experience can help families in crisis feel supported and give them the tools they need to maintain recovery. Consider becoming a NAMI Basics teacher. We are hosting a free training June 2 and 3 led by Dr. Teri Brister, who more »

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Big Jump in 2017 Education and Support Programs

February 2, 2018

Congratulations to all NAMI affiliate staff and volunteers on a job well done in 2017. NAMI affiliates in Oregon reported a 42 percent increase in NAMI signature program offerings last year as compared with 2016. In all, affiliates reported offering 951 signature programs events, such as support group meetings, education classes, and presentations such as more »

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Self-Help Techniques For Coping With Mental Illness

March 30, 2018

By Emmie Pombo | Mar. 09, 2018 Living with mental illness is not easy. It’s a consistent problem without a clear solution. While treatments like medication and psychotherapy are incredibly helpful, sometimes people experiencing mental health conditions need to do more day-in and day-out to feel good or even just okay. Some common self-help suggestions more »

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NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Victories In Federal Funding Bill

FY18 Funding Signals Greater Investment in Services for Individuals with Mental Illness & Families  Mar 22 2018 Following the release of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 federal appropriations package, NAMI is extremely grateful for the increased investments in mental health services and supports. By including significant funding increases for these programs, Congress has taken a more »

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Mental Health Services Top Oregon Students’ List Of Concerns

March 6, 2018 | By Rob Manning A “State Of Our Schools” report released Tuesday gives insight into Oregon high schools from the people who know them best: the students. More than a dozen high schoolers from a group called Oregon Student Voice worked with polling firm DHM Research and the nonprofit Chalkboard Project to survey more »

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