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Tag: Anti-stigma

Join Our NAMIWalks Team

NOTE: NAMIWalks has been rescheduled from May 2020 to October 18, 2020. Help fight stigma Support NAMI SNM President Alicia Blasingame for NAMI Walks – New Mexico!

How To Overcome Stigma In The African American Community

By Lorenzo Lewis | Jul. 31, 2019 While there may be a lot of awareness and research for cancer and other physical health conditions, we struggle as a nation when it comes to prioritizing mental health. And that especially applies to the mental health of African Americans. According to the American Psychiatric Association, African Americans are: Less likely to receive…
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Strength Over Silence

Stories Of Courage, Culture And Community In this ongoing docuseries, NAMI highlights perspectives on mental health from the African American and Latinx communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their resilience and recovery. New interviews are added as they become available. See all of them here.

NAMI Launches StigmaFree Company Video

Increase productivity and promote a healthier work environment; Decrease the impact of disability; Increase retention and engagement of valued employees; and Strengthen your company brand by linking to a cause that resonates with so many.

StigmaFree Company

StigmaFree Company is NAMI’s partnership initiative to challenge, highlight and cultivate a company culture of caring and enhanced engagement around mental health.

9 Ways To Fight Mental Health Stigma

All of us in the mental health community need to raise our voices against stigma. Every day, in every possible way, we need to stand up to stigma. If you’re not sure how, here are nine ways our Facebook community responded to the question: “How do you fight stigma?”

Join the “Stigma Free” Movement

What is Stigma? Why is it a Problem? Why does being StigmaFree matter? If you aren’t sure, it’s time to learn more. The perception of mental illness won’t change if we don’t act to change it. Talk about mental health conditions and find out how you can make a difference to support others. Click to…
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Help Build the Mental Health Movement

Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness that they are not alone and there is hope. While it’s a slow process, our movement is becoming louder and more persistent every time a celebrity speaks out, an article is published or an individual shares their personal story.