Tag Archives: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 27 – Friday, October 31

Human Interest: Is it worth getting worked up over Halloween costumes? (NAMI blog, National Alliance on Mental Illness) During this Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation, about 40 percent of Americans will wear costumes, and 30 percent will visit … Continue reading

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American Association on Health and Disability Launches ACA National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative Website

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) has launched the website for the ACA National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC).  The AAHD partnered with seven national organizations representing unique cross-disability experiences to create the NDNRC, an initiative aimed at … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2012!

In 1990 the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts to raise awareness on mental illness and psychiatric disabilities.  Since its inception, … Continue reading

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