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August 6, 2020

    To serve our global community who can’t attend our live events—we have added online training sessions to provide family caregivers, peers and professionals the anosognosia education and LEAP communication tools they need to create relationships with people struggling with mental illness.

    LEAP ONLINE Training Wed 9/16—Live With Q&A, Sep 16, 2020 12:00 PM

    LEAP ONLINE Training Sat 10/17—Live With Q&A, Oct 17, 2020 12:00 PM

    LEAP® (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner) is an evidence-based approach that shows you how to quickly gain the trust of someone you are at odds with.

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    NOTE: NAMI FaithNet helps to bring faith leaders from all dominations together to help address issues discussed in this article, because many faith leaders do not understand mental illness. NAMI eNews, JUL. 20, 2020, By Alicia Montgomery

    One of the oldest, and at times, only, emotional outlet and support for Black women has been the church. According to the Pew Research Center, 91% of Black Americans say religion is somewhat or very important in their lives,

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    NYPost.com, OPINION By Susannah Cahalan, July 22, 2020

    Considering he’s made a career out of provocation, it’s not easy to tell where Kanye West the showman ends and Kanye West the troubled man begins. But it’s clear by his latest behavior — his wild mood swings, his over-the-top statements and quick deletions — that we shouldn’t be laughing at him. Kanye West needs compassion, which, unfortunately, society offers little of to people with serious mental illness. 

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    This Award celebrates people and organizations creating real, meaningful change for children who struggle with mental health and learning disorders. Champion Award went to Bill Hader, his video discussing his anxiety disorder went viral (click read more to watch)! Visionary Award went to Kenneth Cole, Community Award went to Erika’s Lighthouse and Outstanding Organization award went to NAMI – Thank you Child Mind Institute for recognizing all the hard work we all do in behalf of our community!

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