Friday, December 9, 2011

Dec. 9: 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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Pentagon opposes #mentalhealth program for National Guard: http://ow.ly/7Ue48
09 Dec@NAMICommunicate

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Possible Compromise on Labeling of Combat-Related #PTSD: http://ow.ly/7RDru Do you think the word 'disorder' is stigmatizing?
07 Dec@NAMICommunicate

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Spending on #depression up, but the quality of care is lagging: http://ow.ly/7RDkF
07 Dec@NAMICommunicate

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Will closing #mentalhealth hospitals end up saving costs or simply move them? http://ow.ly/7RCHJ
07 Dec@NAMICommunicate

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Anxiety treatment: Medication, therapy or both can help: http://ow.ly/7RCii
07 Dec@NAMICommunicate

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

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