As hope began to emerge that the COVID-19 pandemic might be waning and social isolation nearing an end, new spikes of infection are being reported across the nation.more » Read More
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Pete Earley is the parent designee on the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee, which advises the federal government about mental health reform.
Americans with mental illnesses make up nearly a quarter of those killed by police officers, according to The Post’s Fatal Force database. Meanwhile,more » Read More
As published in the hudsonvalley360.com, May 7, 2020
During the COVID 19 pandemic, mental health conditions can be significantly worse in individuals. People fear they, or a loved one, will contract the virus or they will not have sufficient money to pay bills or purchase food, and their levels of anxiety and depression increase.
May is mental health awareness month. About 1 in 5 adults, and 17% of youth in the United States experience a mental health disorder.more » Read More
NAMI Basics OnDemand is a free, six-session online education program for parents, a 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. This is a great first step to learn more about what your loved one may be experiencing. Register today: https://basics.nami.orgmore » Read More