We all experience emotional ups and downs from time to time caused by events in our lives. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions and become something longer lasting. They are medical conditions that cause changes in how we think and feel and in our mood.
Our Crisis Guide Navigating a Mental Health Crisis: A NAMI Resource Guide for Those Experiencing a Mental Health Emergency provides important, potentially life-saving information for people experiencing mental health crises and their loved ones. This guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis, available resources and so much more.
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NAMI Franklin County is currently selling embroidered face masks for $10 and each purchase includes a NAMI membership. The face masks are available in three different colors and two sizes. Contact Laurita at NAMI Franklin County for more...read more
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS ) has released a new resource to aid behavioral health providers in re-opening in-person services. Click HERE to download the Guidance on Reopening In-Person Behavioral Health Services resource guide.read more
Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/05/04/mental-health-coronavirus/ The coronavirus pandemic is pushing America into a mental health crisis Anxiety and depression are rising. The U.S. is ill-prepared, with some clinics already on the brink of...read more
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio and the Ohio Adult Care Facilities Association want to thank individual and community donors for their generosity during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing more than $350,000 used to purchase critical supplies for...read more
Working with Youth During a Pandemic The YouthMOVE Ohio State Council Continues to Work and Support Youth During Covid-19 Crisis YouthMOVE (YM) leaders across Ohio have worked to create ways to support each other and their communities during the Shelter in Place...read more
By: Alan Johnson, NAMI Ohio Her world fell apart the first week Shabbo Ferguson couldn’t go to school. The 13-year-old girl from Dublin in Franklin County, the adopted daughter of Celeste and Jimmy Ferguson, has post-traumatic stress disorder...read more