Thanks to Angelique Henderson, Jared Bendifallah, Kate Patel, and Matt Burkes for participating in our peer panel presented with A Gap in the Forest. We’re grateful to have mental health advocates share their experiences to help others feel less alone
Community Voices Question on Raising Mental Health Awareness
Our new Community Voices question for Mental Health Awareness Month, when we raise awareness to eradicate mental health stigma and support those in our community impacted by mental health conditions: What would you say to those who are not impacted
Community Voices: New Year Intentions for 2023
It’s the time of year when we hear all about new year’s resolutions (making them, breaking them, starting again). Here at NAMI WLA, we favor setting intentions. If you have ever felt the disappointment or shame of not being able
Community Voices: What Are You Grateful For?
Did you know research shows that gratitude can reduce stress and improve physical and mental health? (More on the subject.) Tell us: what’s on your gratitude list?
Free Your Me: Inspiring the Community
What a great response we’ve had to our #FreeYourMe campaign, which launched on World Mental Health Day. 100-plus ambassadors shared their images, along with personal stories and information and resources to help us end stigma and promote mental health education.
BIPOC Month and My Personal Experience with Mental Health
By Lea Collins As we commemorate and celebrate Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) month in July (more on the month, inspired by the late NAMI advocate Bebe Moore Campbell), we would like to bring awareness to the unique
My Personal Experience with Mental Health and Nutrition
By Lea Collins I had daily struggles in dealing with anxiety and depression, and many people face a spectrum of lasting issues in their lives with mental health. These issues can involve loved ones or partners, children, disabilities, illnesses or disorders,