Ending the Silence Community Presentation (7/16/2020)

July 12, 2020

NAMI Bucks County is holding a community preview of our early intervention mental health education presentation, Ending the Silence, live on Zoom at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 16th. All are welcome. You will learn about the warning signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and how to help yourself and/or a friend, treatment options, more »

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African American Connection Group (NEW!)

July 10, 2020

We are pleased to introduce our African American Connection Group, a peer-led support group dedicated to the overall wellness of Black Minds. This is a free support group for anyone in the Black Community, led by Black facilitators. Click the Zoom link below, and your phone/computer will guide you through steps to join. The group more »

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NAMI Support Moves Online in Bucks County, PA

Registration is now required for all Online Support Groups. Please complete the registration form below. – Download Online Group Schedule—Get Resources Your health and wellbeing are of utmost importance to us, so NAMI Bucks County PA has made the decision to move all support groups to a virtual model to reduce the risk of illness. more »

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NAMI Virtual Forum: Ask The Therapist with Celeste Viciere

July 1, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM on Zoom Join us for a special NAMI Virtual Forum: Ask The Therapist with Celeste Viciere, LMHC, better known as “Celeste The Therapist.” Celeste will discuss how trauma, depression and anxiety present themselves, especially during turbulent times. She will then answer any questions you may have from 7-8:30 more »

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NAMI Homefront Online Registration Now Open

June 23, 2020

– NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and vets with mental health conditions. Based on the nationally recognized NAMI Family-to-Family program, NAMI Homefront is designed to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends of those who have served or are currently serving more »

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Your View by PA’s secretary of health: Front-line workers must attend to their mental wellness while caring for patients

June 6, 2020

May 21, 2020 By Dr. Rachel Levine The Morning Call https://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-rachel-levine-mental-health-coronavirus-front-line-20200521-owiv4pm5hbh7pay46wfeqcyemu-story.html The 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic is taking an emotional toll on everyone. But one group of Pennsylvanians are facing unique challenges during this pandemic: our front-line workers in health care. As a physician, I understand how emotionally exhausting it is to care for sick more »

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Pennsylvania college students spread kindness with volunteer links at coronaconnects.org

Jun 4, 2020 The Holcad WCN https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/off_campus/pennsylvania-college-students-spread-kindness-with-volunteer-links-at-coronaconnects-org/article_e6dccbea-a67a-11ea-a809-e300b1311bab.html (AP)– In just two months, that spreadsheet has grown into an online platform that has connected would-be do-gooders with nearly 3,000 opportunities to volunteer across the United States. Corona Connects (coronaconnects.org) includes 170 volunteer categories, from food delivery and tutoring, to mental health and supporting the elderly. The more »

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African American Mental Health & Resources

– Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. Although anyone can develop a mental health problem, African Americans sometimes experience more »

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NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents

June 3, 2020

From nami.org 5/29/2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to more »

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Black Lives and Black Minds Matter Here

June 1, 2020

NAMI MAN kneels in solidarity. NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents 5/29/2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real more »

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