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Panel Calls For More Collaboration Among Mental Health Services

April 9, 2019

Mar 28, 2019 By Allan Brettman The Lund Report https://www.thelundreport.org/content/panel-calls-more-collaboration-among-mental-health-services Mental health services have fallen short for the people who need them most in Oregon — the Portland area especially — but a panel of authorities offered hope Thursday that the system can be improved through collaboration among multiple service providers. “There’s a shared interest more »

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Study: One in Six U.S. Children Has a Mental Illness

March 18, 2019 03:05 pm By Michael Devitt AAFP https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190318childmentalillness.html A recent analysis(jamanetwork.com) of 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health data published online in JAMA Pediatrics indicated that as many as one in six U.S. children between the ages of 6 and 17 has a treatable mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety problems or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). more »

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

Apr. 01, 2019 By Laurie Katz https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/Four-Lessons-From-Four-Years-of-Therapy I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow student on more »

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NAMI Joins 16 Patient Groups To Protect Access To Health Care

4/2/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-16-Patient-Groups-to-Protect-Access-to-Health-Care Arlington, VA — NAMI and 16 national organizations representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae (“friend-of-the-court”) brief on April 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Texas v. United States. This is the appeal of a District Court’s ruling to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the more »

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Expanding Basics and Ending the Silence to Rural Communities

March 27, 2019

Expanding Basics and Ending the Silence to Rural Communities With grant support from the Ford Family Foundation, NAMI Oregon is working to expand NAMI Basics and Ending the Silence into rural communities in our state. We will be holding trainings for both Ending the Silence presenters and Basics teachers in Roseburg this summer: Ending the more »

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