Many people with serious mental illness don’t know they’re sick. It’s not surprising since the illness affects the brain. But because they don’t know they’re sick, they won’t accept medication or treatment. They think everyone else is the problem. The condition is called Anosognosia and on July 10, Janet Hays and Eric Smith of Healing Minds NOLA are sponsoring a free Zoom cast on Anosognosia with two top experts: Dr. Xavier Amador (Author of “I Am Not SIck.more » Read More
In this powerful video, Students with Psychosis (https://sws.ngo) share a compilation of answers from people who are living with schizophrenia to the question, “What do you wish people knew about schizophrenia?”more » Read More
Nassau County Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services Behavioral Health Awareness Education & Training
Narcan Online Refresher Class Monday July 27, 2020 from 7-8 pm
Refresher classes are designed to retrain individuals that are trained Narcan Responders. It is recommended that you attend a refresher class every two years, especially if you have not used Narcan during that time period.
To register please contact David Hymowitz at (516) 227-7023 or email at email@example.com .more » Read More
By Dr. Austin Perlmutter, www.drperlmutter.com, June 22, 2020
In the wake of the global spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us have started to think more carefully about our health. How can we reduce our risk of infection and of infecting others? How can we improve our immune function? What might the virus do to our lungs, heart and blood vessels? But while these questions are very important, it’s also critical to consider how a pandemic affects our brains and how to guard them against this damage.more » Read More