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Mental Health in the News 3/25/19

New and Noteworthy from Around the Internet States Differ on Rate of Untreated Youth Mental Illness: A new study says half of diagnosed youth are untreated. Mar 02, 2019, Psychology Today She was dancing on the roof and talking gibberish. A special kind of ER helped her Kaiser Health News March 21, 2019 posted on more »

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Mental Health in the News 3/22

March 22, 2019

Landmark ruling sets precedent for parity coverage of mental health and addiction treatment , STAT NEWS, 3/18/19 Severe mental illness can be fatal. Here’s a solution Tulare County won’t consider 3/21/2019 Visalia Times “Daily Marijuana Use and Highly Potent Weed Linked to Psychosis”  NPR, March 19, 2019 7:32 PM ET RHITU CHATTERJEE “F.D.A. Approves First more »

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Wellness Opportunities for Veterans

March 21, 2019

  SGV Front Line: Announcing Wellness Opportunities for Veterans and Families of Veterans with PTSD Mindfulness Practice for Veterans and Families with Mindful Warrior Project Beginning March 25th Every 4th Monday Evening 6-8 PM 131 N. Marengo Ave. Includes 1/2 hour for refreshments and camaraderie after mindfulness group. Instructions for Free Underground Parking Parking is more »

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Mental Illness in the News 3/21/19

“People Who Use These Words May Suffer from Depression: Sometimes the surefire signs are hiding in plain sight.” https://bestlifeonline.com/depression-words/ Smoking Stronger Weed Linked to Psychosis Risk https://www.menshealth.com/health/a26881903/smoking-stronger-weed-linked-to-psychosis-risk/ Newly prescribed ADHD medications may cause psychosis, study finds “Those who have taken the drug and tolerated it well, should not be concerned,” experts say. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/common-adhd-medications-may-cause-psychosis-study-finds-n985616 FDA approves more »

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NAMI Peer-to-Peer, New Class Forming

March 20, 2019

What is the NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Program? NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session course for adults living with mental health challenges. NAMI Peer‐to‐Peer provides an educational setting focused on recovery that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope. The NAMI Peer-to-Peer education program is Free and confidential Held once a week for two hours Taught by more »

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Mental Illness in the News 3/19/2019

March 19, 2019

Supreme Court to decide if insanity defense and unanimous jury are required nationwide LA Times 3/19/2019 “BACK STORY ‘They’re young and unhappy Mental health problems on the rise among American  youth’”  LA Times 3/19/2019 “The insanity defense isn’t available in every state. It should be” Editorial, LA Times 3/19/2019 Note to Readers: This post is the more »

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NAMI SFV Speaker Night Wednesday, March 20

March 18, 2019

NAMI San Fernando Valley’s Free Speaker Night featured speaker La Tina Jackson DMH District Chief for Service Area 2 Come learn about what DMH has to offer, what’s new or in the pipeline for Service Area 2, and get your questions answered. Wednesday, March 20, 2019. 7 pm to 8:45 pm 14545 Sherman Circle, Van Nuys, more »

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Website News

March 17, 2019

Hello Everyone, this is Nancy Lee Sayre. I’ve just joined the Social Media Team as Webmaster-in-Training for NAMIGlendale.org. I’m looking forward to keeping you informed about news, legislation, and activities in our area. Please feel free to contact me at nancylee.namiglendale@gmail.com.

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