National Alliance for the Mentally Ill


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National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

 (NAMI)
a national self-help and advocacy group composed of persons with mental illness and their family members. Its work includes developing new treatment approaches and advocating problems to legislators and the public.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

a national organization for family members of patients with mental illness.
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Additionally, organizations such as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), which is "dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness" (2001, p.
A July 1999 national survey of parents and other caregivers by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill backs that up.
The card lists the contact number of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill for further information.
According to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, between 25 to 40 percent of America's mentally ill will come into contact with the criminal justice system.
An outreach coordinator for the greater Milwaukee chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Williams is involved in the effort to heighten awareness and eradicate the stigma of mental illness in the Black community.
It finally came out that Eli Lilly is a big donor to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and they have millions of dollars to propagandize their views.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the family support group, estimates about one family in five is affected.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is urging advertisers to pull support from ABC's "Wonderland" because they say the show "reinforces ignorance and stigma" regarding mental illness.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill claims that "the new bill provides full parity for people with serious brain disorders.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22201-3042 Telephone: 1-703-524-7600; 1-800-950-NAMI Website: http://www.
The 210,000-member National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) has asked syndicated columnist Don Feder to apologize for what it called a "viciously prejudiced" column.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) has established a helpline (1-800-950-NAMI) to provide information, referral and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness.

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