Monday, November 21, 2011

Staying Informed! Mental Health News from Around the Country

By Brendan McLean, NAMI Communications Coordinator

From local events to tips to staying healthy to groundbreaking research studies, NAMI provides the most up-to-date information on mental illness from around the country on the NAMI Twitter page every day.

Keeping you informed about current mental health issues and what NAMI is up to as it happens is extremely important to us. Twitter allows us to let you know about the latest information on treatments or mental illness as soon as we know about it ourselves. If you have access to the most up-to-date information it can help you can make the best choices for you and your loved ones—or simply learn something new.

Connecting with NAMI on Twitter also gives you an easy way to contact and let us know what’s happening in your neighborhood!

Just in case you missed them, here are the five most popular links from last week:

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Stories from Vets struggling with #PTSD come from all across the country: http://ow.ly/7u4cq via @KPCC
15 Nov@NAMICommunicate

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Put your #mentalhealth first during the holidays: http://ow.ly/7u5vG
15 Nov@NAMICommunicate

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Juveniles with Mental Illness Often Cycle In And Out Of Detention: http://ow.ly/7sM8V via @KUOW
14 Nov@NAMICommunicate

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According to a provocative article published in Nature, #autism can actually be an advantage in some areas: http://ow.ly/7sNHu
14 Nov@NAMICommunicate

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28 states, DC cut $1.7B in #mentalhealth funding: http://ow.ly/7r5XR
11 Nov@NAMICommunicate

To stay informed and get the latest information from NAMI as it happens just follow us on Twitter!

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