From nami.org 5/29/2020
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:
“The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored.more » Read More
April 15, 2020
By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, CPRP
Mental health treatment during the coronavirus pandemic is extremely important to ensure continuity of care for those already receiving treatment and people who become newly symptomatic.
During this crisis, some people may experience added stress, anxiety and depression. In some cases, these symptoms can be addressed through coping strategies. However, if your symptoms are affecting your ability to function,more » Read More