We are excited to announce NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available to parents and caregivers at basics.nami.org!
Based on NAMI’s Family to Family, the evidence-based education program available for over 20 years which has transformed the lives of many family members, NAMI BASICS is focused on parents/caregivers of children under the age of 22. Bringing this important resource to online access rather than requiring in-person attendance is a major development in helping people who strive daily to provide Read More
July 23, 2019 By David Tenenbaum | University of Wisconsin News
Aug 29, 2019 By Jess Carpenter | NAMI.org
It can be hard to know the correct way to talk to someone about their mental illness. Especially because saying the wrong thing can cause a lot of hurt and damage to a person. Everyone makes mistakes, and even the best of us slip up sometimes. When you do make a mistake by saying something insensitive, it’s important to recognize it and then educate yourself to limit the mistakes you make in Read More
Aug 5, 2019 By Bisma Suleman | NAMI.org
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying moods, self-image and behavior.” As a result, those with BPD often act impulsively, have turbulent relationships and experience episodes of anger, depression and anxiety.
But to those who haven’t experienced the weight of BPD either within themselves or a loved one, this description may not mean much to Read More