Mental Health Channel

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has announced that a new channel dedicated to educating the public on mental health and decreasing stigma is now available. Arcos Films has created the Mental Health Channel. This channel will include 12 documentary series that address topics such as anxiety, depression, intervention and much more. To learn more, click here.

What’s Schizophrenia like? A woman who hears voices explains it beautifully. 

Watch the video here

Talking to children

Concerned about how to talk to your children about violence?  Here are some helpful links:

Tips for Parents and Teachers

Talking to Children about Violence

New data reports

45.9 million American adults aged 18 or older (20%) experienced mental illness in the past year.

The economic impact of mental illness in the United States is considerable—about $300 billion in 2002

An estimated 8.7 million American adults had serious thoughts of suicide in the past year – among them 2.5 million made suicide plans and 1.1 million attempted suicide.