What is Mental Health Parity? A Consumer Guide to the Evaluating State Mental Health and Addiction Parity Statutes Report

Building Bridges: Mental Health on Campus, Student Mental Health Leaders and College Administrators, Counselors, and Faculty in Dialogue

Recaps a meeting on issues related to interactions between college students living with mental illness and members of the college mental health system. Offers recommendations to improve these relationships to promote recovery for college students.

Building Bridges: Mental Health Consumers and Primary Health Care Representatives in Dialogue

Recaps a meeting on issues related to interactions between mental health consumers and public health professionals. Offers recommendations for attitudinal shifts and transformation to improve these relationships and promote recovery from mental illnesses.

A Training Guide for the Early Childhood Services Community Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders

This manual is written for use with early childhood program administrators, directors, supervisors, and staff; mental health service administrators and providers; and families.

Mental Health Medications

A detailed booklet that describes the medications for treating mental disorder ラ includes a comprehensive list of medications.

Racism and Mental Health

In the face of terrorist attacks and racist white nationalist rallies popping up around the country (and in the wake of Charlottesville), the world can feel unsafe and unpredictable. This is often the most significant impact of racism. You’re unsure what’s going to happen; you look at coworkers and random people differently, thinking “Were you one of those people in Charlottesville? Could you be?” A sense of paranoia permeates that feel very difficult to shake off. And some of it shouldn’t be shaken off. Some is healthy, some isn’t.

Mental Health and Communities of Color

Communities across the United States face a chronic epidemic of untreated mental health disorders. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five American adults lives with a diagnosable mental health disorder in any given year; however, only 43 percent of those with mental health disorders receive treatment in any given year

African American Mental Health

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. Although anyone can develop a mental health problem, African Americans sometimes experience more severe forms of mental health conditions due to unmet needs and other barriers. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 10% more likely to experience serious psychological distress

A Mental Health Friendly Workplace

Encourages businesses to look at their employees' mental health and how it relates to their well-being and the bottom line. Describes three mental health-friendly workplaces and encourages companies to take steps to create a mental health-friendly workplace.

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis

NAMI developed this guide to support people experiencing mental health crises, their friends and families by providing important, sometimes lifesaving information. This guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis and resources that may be available for those affected. Also included is information about advocating for a person in crisis along with a sample crisis plan.

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