The Board of Directors cordially invites all current NAMI Lee, Charlotte and Hendry Counties members to our Annual Membership Meeting:End of the Year Celebration. The meeting will include an overview of our 2018 accomplishments, NAMIWalks Recognition, upcoming plans for 2019, membership vote for board representation, food, prizes, and much more!
As a NAMI member, your participation is vital to keeping our organization strong, advancing our mission and making an impact in our community. This is your NAMI and your voice Read More
Thank you NAMIWalkers and Friends of NAMI Lee, Charlotte and Hendry Counties! From walkers, to volunteers, to sponsors and donors – you have all been instrumental in making our first NAMIWalks Southwest Florida an event to remember!Read More
For the fifth year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health Report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on several mental health and access measures. This year, Minnesota came out on top overall with Nevada coming in 51st. The report also dives into addressing trauma in youth, and its long-term impact on performance and behavior in school.
MHA’s report also shines the spotlight on childhood Read More
Recently, NAMI partnered with the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) to create the Circle of Care guidebook, a new toolkit to provide resources and information to help friends, family and neighbors who care for an adult with a mental health condition. The guidebook is made up of fact sheets to assist caregivers with finding help for the specific challenges that were identified by mental health caregivers from across the US who participated in the first national study on mental Read More
Mental Health Facts, Stats, and Data
Mental Health America is committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness. We advocate for prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated services, care and treatment for those who need it, and recovery as the goal.
We believe that gathering and providing up-to-date data and information about disparities faced by individuals with mental health problems is a tool for change.
Mental Health in America 2017Ranking Overview Read More
One in five American adults — a staggering 43.8 million people — experiences mental illness each year, and yet stigma and secrecy continue to surround discussions of mental health, often preventing people from seeking help when they need it. Enter Anxy, a magazine that focuses on mental health through the lenses of design, art, and writing. Currently being funded through a Kickstarter campaign, Anxyaims to promote open discussions about the Read More