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Annual Conference a Success

October 24, 2017

Thanks to all who joined us in Cottage Grove for our annual conference! We were happy to see NAMI members from around the state. For those of you who couldn’t join us, we have posted information from our presentations. Click here for more information.

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Smith Award Dinner a Success!

October 9, 2017

Thanks so much to all who made our 9th Annual Gordon & Sharon New Freedom Award dinner a success! We were thrilled to join Sen. Gordon and Sharon Smith to honor Oregon State Sen. Jackie Winters, R-Salem, and Dave Underriner, chief executive for the Oregon region of Providence Health and Services, at our dinner Oct. more »

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FDA Approves Medications For Tardive Dyskinesia

October 3, 2017

September 28, 2017 | By Ken Duckworth, M.D. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder that occurs in some people who take first-generation antipsychotics (such as haloperidol, chlorpromazine), and to a lesser degree, second-generation antipsychotics (such as aripiprazole or paliperidone). TD results in repetitive, involuntary movements commonly of the face, lips and limbs. Movement disorders were more »

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Five Mental Health Signals You Should Never Ignore

September 26, 2017 | forbes.com There are hundreds of symptoms which can indicate a mental health issue is developing, but it can be difficult to know when to pay attention to them and when they are not a concern. Here is a relatively simple way to be able to assess whether you are experiencing mental more »

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