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Giving Voice to Depression Podcast: Could COVID-19 Finally Destigmatize Mental Illness?
As “invisible” illnesses depression, anxiety and other mental-health challenges are misunderstood, dismissed, even discounted. But living in the stressful, unfamiliar and threatening environment of the COVID-19 pandemic has been an “equalizer.” People who have never before consciously had their productivity, abilities and overall well-being affected by something out of their control suddenly find themselves in “our boat.” And psychiatrist Jessica Gold thinks that could be what finally destigmatizes mental illness.
Mental Health America: Has a very informative library of webinars, click to see them all. MHA’s programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. MHA’s national office and its 200+ affiliates and associates around the country work every day to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with lived experience and ensure that peers and their voices are integrated into all areas of the organization.
The Treatment Advocacy Center Newsletter: Click to see read these informative newsletters. The Treatment Advocacy Center was founded in Arlington, Virginia, by E. Fuller Torrey, MD, in 1998. Dr. Torrey had worked for 15 years at a Washington, DC, clinic for homeless people with severe mental illness and authored Out of the Shadows: Confronting America’s Mental Illness Crisis about the criminalization of mental illness. After consulting with other experts in the mental health and legal fields, he concluded that a concentrated effort was needed to reform state civil commitment lawsso that decompensating individuals with severe mental illness received treatment before they became dangerous, homeless, incarcerated, victimized or suffered other common consequences of non-treatment.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: Click to visit, create a login and sign up to receive invitations to their free webinars and information about their yearly symposium in NYC – all are free. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.
Nami National: Our national organization’s website is filled with useful information, highlighted here are the Discussion Groups. Online Discussion Groups: Click to visit. Here you can find support, share knowledge, ask questions and meet people who’ve been there.