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Pa. officials share mental health resources for pandemic and holiday season

December 1, 2020 By Teghan Simonton TribLive Isolation through the holiday season could exacerbate the country’s existing mental health crisis amid the covid-19 pandemic. Officials on Tuesday reminded Pennsylvania … Read more

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Family Mourns Man With Mental Illness Killed by Police and Calls for Change

November 19, 2020 By Brett Sholtis, WITF KHN Rulennis Muñoz remembers the phone ringing on Sept. 13. Her mother was calling from the car, frustrated. Rulennis could also hear … Read more


A Word to the Wise: Caregiver Take Care

Nov 18, 2020 By Linda Snow-Griffin, Ph.D. NAMI What airline passenger truly loves flying in turbulent conditions? My husband, who is a private pilot, likes to remind me that … Read more

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NAMI Receives Fourth Consecutive Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

12/7/2020 NAMI For the last four years NAMI has proudly received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This four-star rating shows that NAMI exceeds industry … Read more

‘Diseases of Despair’ diagnoses increase in Pennsylvania

November 10, 2020 By Samantha Galvez Fox 43 HERSHEY, Pa. — Data shows that for the first time in 100 years the life expectancy of many Americans has declined. … Read more


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

Oct 16, 2020 By Nate Doughty Pittsburgh Business Times Pennsylvania has ranked among the states with the best access to health care according to a new study from QuoteWizard, an … Read more

When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first … Read more


During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to … Read more

In-person Family Support Groups Temporarily Suspended