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    1 in 5 American adults live with a mental health condition. Together, Lokai and the National Alliance on Mental Illness want to stop the stigma and stand with the millions of Americans who live with mental health conditions. Lokai bracelets consist of clear beads and also have one white and black bead on each side. The black bead contains mud from the Dead Sea. The white bead contains water from Mount Everest. ... The beads on the bracelet symbolize two ideas. The black bead symbolizes staying hopeful when you've hit a low point.

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NAMI LCH: Proactive Measures to Prevent COVID-19

March 18, 2020

As the Coronavirus continues to spread, and with deep concern for the health of our staff, volunteers and the people we serve, NAMI LCH is taking action in line with the Florida Department of Health. We know that we need to play our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Reducing social contact now can more »

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Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program

February 25, 2020

The lack of mental health crisis services across the U.S. has resulted in law enforcement officers serving as first responders to most crises. A Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative, community-based approach to improve the outcomes of these encounters. In over 2,700 communities nationwide, CIT programs create connections between law enforcement, mental health more »

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Planning Committee Members for the upcoming 5K Walk

March 2, 2020

Are you fun and creative? If you believe as we do, that all people affected by mental illness deserve to live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares and you have time to donate. We are currently searching for a fun, energetic and creative team to help us make this our best walk more »

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Things Not To Say To A Parent Of A Child With Mental Illness

December 18, 2019

As a parent who survived my son’s high-school years, while balancing care for his mental illness, I wanted to share some especially damaging comments that I heard from other parents, family members and school staff. Read more…

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9 things all parents should know about teens and suicide

In an ideal world, no parent would ever have to think about watching their kid for warning signs of suicide. But the reality is, we need to be talking openly about suicide and suicidal ideation to reduce stigma and to keep children, adolescents, and young adults safe. Read more…

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