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NAMIWalk Alabama: Be 'stigma free' on mental illness

There are countless hashtags online, but one that the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Alabama wants to make viral is #StigmaFree. “We want people to not be afraid to talk about mental illness,” ... read more

First-ever NAMIWalk in Alabama raises $55,000 to increase awareness of mental illness

The event was Alabama's first official NAMIWalk ... mental illness through improved access to mental health services, treatment, support and research. NAMI Mobile is comprised of volunteers who work ... read more

Students combat mental health stigma

The fourth annual Mental Health Monologues, sponsored by the Counseling Center and the University of Alabama chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness, are focused on erasing the stigma ... read more

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Vogue speaks to five women around the world who share their deeply personal experiences of abortion, and explain why the choice is a fundamental human right When Alabama passed ... or serious risk to ... read more


Walkers gather in Forest Park to increase awareness of mental illness

... improve the lives of persons impacted by mental illness and also to educate others to remove stigma about mental illnesses. NAMI St. Louis was one of twelve original agencies to conduct a NAMIWalk ... read more

Why An Abortion Was The Right Choice For Me: 5 Women Share Their Story

When Alabama passed its anti-abortion law in May – 46 years ... unless a woman's life is at risk or there is a permanent or serious risk to her mental or physical health. Pro-choice activists take ... read more

Has Tobacco Ever Been Cultivated as a Food Source?

The oldest archaeological evidence of tobacco residue in a smoke pipe dates back 3000 years ago—around the same time people in modern Alabama ... evidence of the dire health risks still ... read more

Mental health organization to host first NAMIWalks event in the state

MOBILE, Alabama -- The National Alliance on Mental ... offer health screenings and give away prizes. Various exhibitors will be on hand to give out information and gifts." Registration is free, but ... read more

Mental health summit planned for Friday

but opening the event to everyone helps lessen the stigma, Stedham said. Last year, organizers of the event gave scholarships to patients and their families so they could attend the event free of ... read more

NAMIWalks Fight Stigma: Fall Dates include Mental Illness Awareness Week and Election 2010 Concerns

“Our local NAMI chapter works tirelessly to fight stigma and provide vital support for area families,” the director of the mental health services board in Lake County, Ohio told The New-Herald News ... read more

‘Monologues’ fight stigma of depression, mental illness

Other mental ... Alabama’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host “Mental Health Monologues” at 7:30 p.m., in Lloyd Room 38. This event is aimed at reducing the societal stigma ... read more

First-ever NAMIWalk in Alabama raises $55,000 to increase awareness of mental illness

approximately 500 walkers gathered at Spring Hill College for a 5K walk to benefit the Mobile affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI, which rhymes with "Mommy"). The event was ... read more



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