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New Documentary on BiPolar Disorder – Special Screening

New Dawn Theater Company and Bleeding Edge Productions presents the premiere of “I’m Not Crazy” a documentary written and produced by comedian Sue Ryerson. Please view the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NW0kvM4RPpU Sue and three independent participants share their insight, experiences, and hope as they go through life with Bipolar Disorder. No scripts, no actors! This the real more »

NAMI Georgia Annual Conference and Meeting

Save the date. The NAMI Georgia Annual Conference & Meeting will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 8:30am – 4:30 pm. It will be held at: Mercer University Administration & Convention Center 2930 Flowers Rd. Atlanta, Ga. 30341 The conference is open to all members of NAMI. It provides some very good educational offerings and networking more »

The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Trauma Resources

The tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School have left this nation heartbroken, and we continue to grieve for each life that was lost. While information is still being revealed and many questions are unanswered, we extend our heartfelt condolences and offer any resources that may be of service for the community of Newtown, Connecticut. more »

White House Gun Task Force: NAMI Calls on President and Congress to “Do What’s Right” for Mental Health Care

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) met yesterday with Vice President Joseph Biden’s task force on gun control, along with other leaders of the mental health community, urging action to strengthen and expand mental health care services. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Katherine Sebelius and more »

Early Intervention Is Key Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

From Allsup Blog by Jessica Cruz, MPA/HS, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness-California In the wake of the tragic events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the National Alliance on Mental Illness-California sends its deepest thoughts and prayers to the survivors, families and the community. It is a time more »