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.
Updates and Stories of Inspiration
Duane Thompson was at his wit’s end with his daughter, whose chronic behavioral health problems culminated when she came at him with a knife. “It makes you feel angry at times,” the Cincinnati father said. “Sometimes I go to work and sit there and tear up. And say...read more
Jerrone's Story Video Jerrone Darnell McAdoo prayed he would live to the age of 21, knowing that African-American males with sickle cell anemia often don’t make it that long. He made it six years past his goal. Jerrone’s inspiration radiated beyond his years, like...read more
Family care homes for Ohio’s severely mentally ill have faced enormous challenges because of COVID-19 and NAMI Greater Cleveland recognized the need with a helping hand. The NAMI affiliate partnered with the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County to identify support for home...read more
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