People living with mental illness more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19

November 11, 2020

One more reason to stay vigilant about COVID-19 safety practices–a study conducted by researchers in the UK have found that people with pre-existing mental health conditions are 65% more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19 than the general population. Read about the study in Forbes:

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Ending the Silence presentations online

May 11, 2020

NAMI Multnomah is offering FREE virtual presentations on youth mental health! Sunday, May 17th Parents, Caregivers, and Families of Youth: 1-2 PM Staff Working with Youth: 2:30-3:30 PM To register: email or call 503-228-5692 We are excited to offer two options for upcoming Ending the Silence presentations: Ending the Silence for Families and Ending more »

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We’re Here. Reach Out.

April 6, 2020

Need help? NAMI Oregon’s Helpline continues to operate during the Covid-19 crisis and remains available from 9 am to 5 pm each weekday. We also now have 20 weekly online support groups available for individuals and families living with mental illness. These are peer-led support groups for: Parents/caregivers raising school-age children with behavioral health concerns. more »

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Annual conference a success

November 10, 2019

Thanks so much to all of our friends who joined us for our annual conference in Salem Nov. 2! It was great to see NAMI members and allies from around the state. Missed the conference, or want to see another presentation again? We have slides from several of the presentations posted on our 2019 Annual Conference page.

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Smith Award Dinner a Success

October 17, 2019

Thanks to all who made our 11th annual Gordon & Sharon Smith New Freedom Award, presented by Providence Health & Services, a success! We were thrilled to honor Sen. Ron Wyden with the award, graciously presented by inaugural honorees former U.S. Sen. Gordon and Sharon Smith. Special thanks to our gold sponsors: the Cow Creek more »

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