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NAMI Basics OnDemand

Nami Basics

NAMI Basics OnDemand is a free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms. NAMI Basics OnDemand is an adaptation of the in-person course offered in 43 states by NAMI affiliates.

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Bedlam – free viewing

Bedlam – Trailer

In an effort to get to the bottom of the current mental health crisis in the U.S., psychiatrist and documentarian Kenneth Paul Rosenberg M.D. chronicles personal, poignant stories of those suffering from mental illness, including his own family, to bring to light this epidemic and possible solutions. Shot over the course of five years, Bedlam takes viewers inside Los Angeles County’s overwhelmed and vastly under-resourced psych ER, a nearby jail warehousing thousands of psychiatric patients, and the homes — and homeless encampments — of people affected by severe mental illness, where silence and shame often worsen the suffering.

Mental health in America since Reagan.

Do I Need Therapy? Mental Health Test


Mental Health In The U.S.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated one in five people in the United States live with mental illness. This equals an estimated 46.6 million people in 2017.  Mental illness ranges in types and severity. Doctors usually classify mental illnesses as serious mental illnesses or any mental illness. The following is a report of how often a person experiences mental illness by illness type, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
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Racism and the Invisible Struggle of Mental Health in the Black Community

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This is why we don't talk about depression. From

I sat on the floor in the bedroom and thought long and hard about it. How could I affix that belt to the door and wrap it around my neck to take my life? I was overwhelmed with sadness and guilt and I wanted it to end. I also thought it would be easier for everyone if I wasn’t here.

My single mother had three kids, but our landlord said she could only have two children living in the apartment. She accepted the terms; the alternative was homelessness. Our story was that my twin brothers officially lived with my mother but I lived with a relative, and if anyone saw me on the property we were to say that I was just visiting so my mother wouldn’t get evicted. Read more.

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