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Raising Awareness of Mental Illness: NAMI Family Support Group Facilitators

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Although many individuals and larger grassroots organizations like NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness continuously work to raise awareness and combat stigma related to mental illness, many people remain in the dark as to how mental illness affects all of us. Many people do not know that in this country, as many as 1-in-5 adults are livin...
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Express Yourself

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The Role of Creativity in Recovery Some say recovery is an art form. I say creativity is one of the channels that can help you to achieve recovery. Along my recovery journey, I remember acting in plays like The Glass Menagerie and Fiddler on the Roof. When I was sixteen years old I participated in The Glass Menagerie. I channeled my emotions into t...
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