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Seminar Teaches Techniques To Support Mental Health Sufferers

27 Feb , 2020  

Many people who do not suffer directly from a mental health challenge may have a friend or family member who does. Mental health issues are less visible than physical health issues, but it’s still important to show understanding and support if someone close to you is suffering.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – Richland County recognizes this and is offering a free two-hour seminar designed to teach people who have a loved one with a mental health condition how to best support them. More…

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Take Care Of Your Mental Health, Especially During The Holidays

27 Dec , 2019  

Christmas Day may be over, but for many families, holiday visits and activities will continue through New Year’s Day.

The holiday season can bring its own unique set of stress and triggers for some of us. Many people feel pressure to buy gifts that break their budget, or feel shame that their house and decorations are not as perfect as what we see from friends and family on Facebook and Instagram. Sometimes we feel we must spend the holiday with family not because we want to, but because we do not want to be alone. More…


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End The Silience: Program Offers Mental Health Support For Students

27 Nov , 2019  

According to, the website of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in 5 youth between the ages of 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year; only half of these children receive any treatment for their disorder. With suicide listed as the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-34, mental health education and support is clearly becoming a necessity. NAMI believes that schools have the ability to step in and offer the needed information and support for students. More…

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NAMI Staff Visit Downtown Mansfield To Talk Mental Health: Video

11 Nov , 2019  

The mission of the Richland County branch of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is to improve the quality of life, ensure dignity and respect for persons with mental illness, and to support their families.

To that end, two members of the NAMI staff recently went into downtown Mansfield to interview locals about their opinions on mental health. More…