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‘Diseases of Despair’ diagnoses increase in Pennsylvania

November 10, 2020 By Samantha Galvez Fox 43 https://www.fox43.com/article/news/community/diseases-of-despair-diagnoses-increase-in-pennsylvania/521-ed02e08e-3fc0-45c8-be35-1e467de66e78 Data shows that for the first time in 100 years the life expectancy of many Americans has declined. Researchers are blaming … Read more

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Pennsylvania ranks among states with best access to health care, new study finds

Oct 16, 2020 By Nate Doughty Pittsburgh Business Times https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/10/16/pennsylvania-ranks-best-states-health-care-access.html Pennsylvania has ranked among the states with the best access to health care according to a new study from QuoteWizard, an … Read more

Family Support Group Facilitator Training

The NAMI Family Support Group Program is a peer-led support group for family and friends of people experiencing mental health conditions, and gives participants an opportunity to learn from their common … Read more

Statement on the Tragic Killing of Walter Wallace, Jr.

Statement on the Tragic Killing of Walter Wallace, Jr. 10/30/2020 NAMI released the following a statement from Daniel H. Gillison, Jr, CEO: “Our hearts are with the family and loved … Read more

NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Program is a peer-led support group program for any adult (18+) with a mental health condition. NAMI Connection grew out of the NAMI Family … Read more

QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Registration is closed for the November 2020 Session QPR Gatekeepers are trained to understand and recognize a mental health crisis. They learn the warning signs that someone may be contemplating … Read more

Scattering CJ Film Screening & Discussion

Whether or not you were able to make a contribution, we appreciate your willingness to be part of this evening with us. If you are a panelist in the discussion … Read more

Mental Health Needs Rise With Pandemic

September 11, 2020 By Greta Anderson Inside Higher Ed https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/09/11/students-great-need-mental-health-support-during-pandemic While the country continues to battle the coronavirus, college health professionals are also monitoring a growing crisis among young adults … Read more

Incarcerated instead of in treatment

September 14, 2020 WHYY https://whyy.org/episodes/incarcerated-instead-of-in-treatment/ WITF health reporter Brett Sholtis was wrapping up work on a Friday night when he got a collect call from the Bucks County jail. The caller … Read more