Primary care physicians are in the best position to identify mental health concerns early. Need to improve communication with your primary care. Read more…
The Parents Meeting the Challenge Teacher Training - is a 4 part series that will prepare volunteers, who are parents/primary caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders, to teach this 8-session program in their community. This model of “families helping families” is very effective and has been successful in New Hampshire and across the country. Teachers are partnered with other trained PMC teachers in presenting this course and NAMI NH continues to provide materials, technical support and ongoing training.
If you are interested in teaching the Parents Meeting the Challenges series in your community, we will be offering the free teacher training in the Lakes Region and in the Concord area in June. To register download the application (click here) or for more information, please contact Susan Allen-Samuel at NAMINH, 603-225-5359 Extension 328 or email Sallen@naminh.org.
Girls are more likely than boys to experience depression. The risk for depression increases as a child gets older. According to the World Health Organization ,major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability among Americans age 15 to 44. Learn more…
Companies AstraZeneca PLC, Naurex Inc. and Cerecor Inc., are all developing new drugs for depression that aim to lift depression faster than current medicines. Other fast-acting treatments being studied use existing medications in a new way.
Riverbend Community Mental Health Center is seeking nominations for their Eighth
Annual Rainbow Awards, to be awarded on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The Rainbow Awards are presented annually to individuals who have either personally or professionally been a champion for those with mental illness. They are seeking nominations of individuals who have been a champion by:
- Advocating for greater access to mental health services;
- Contributing extraordinary time, talent or treasure to improving the lives of people with mental illness, or
- Publicly giving voice to those with mental illness, helping eliminate the stigma and stereotypes that surround the disease.
Submit your nomination to Riverbend by May 24th using this form
Facts to share with policymakers who may not know that most children and youth in need of mental health service do not receive them. Learn what more you need to share with policymakers. Read more…
Out of the Blue: The Many Faces of Depression (PSA)Video featured from the DBSA YouTube Channel