NAMI Howard County is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families living with mental illness through support, education, and advocacy, and to increasing awareness of mental illness throughout the community. We are the local voice for mental illness!!
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The NAMI organization operates at the national, state and local level.
- My daughter, who lost her battle with mental illness, is still the bravest person I know
- Stigma of Mental Illness – YouTube Video
- Meet the Author: Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
MEET THE AUTHOR: KAY REDFIELD JAMISON, Ph.D.
MILLER BRANCH LIBRARY (410.313.1950
Wed April 22, 2015; 7 – 9 pm
Register online at http://www.hclibrary.org
, by phone or at your branch
A professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Mood Disorders Center there, Kay Redfield Jamison is an internationally renowned author and expert on manic-depressive illness and depression. Jamison authored The New York Times bestseller and classic, An Unquiet Mind: a Memoir of Moods and Madness. This memoir offers a
- Free Education Forum – What is Hoarding?
Free Education Forum
What is Hoarding? Definition, Signs and Treatments
This session will introduce information on the nature of clutter and hoarding behavior, including its link to mental illness.
Gregory S. Chasson,Ph.D., Asst. Professor and Licensed Psychologist, Dept. of Psychology at Towson University and CBT Solution of Baltimore
"He is a fantastic speaker" says one member of NAMI HC.
Click here for flier : What is Hoarding?
Wilde Lake Interfaith Center
From southbound Rt. 29: Exit Rt. 29 at Route 175
- Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool
Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture of the reality of mental illness is to share with them the stories of those whom have had personal experiences with mental illness.