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Using the National Alliance on Mental Illness as a Resource for Teens

  The National Alliance on Mental Illness, otherwise known as NAMI, is a well known grass roots type of organization that is dedicated to assisting teens and adults who have a mental illness. What’s great about the organization is that it is both national and local. In other words, there is a national presence as…

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Early Warning Signs of Teen Mental Illness

  It is very common for parents to wonder whether their teen is displaying normal adolescent behavior or the warning signs of teen mental illness. It’s true that some parents do not even contemplate the idea of mental illness in their teen. However, because of the many changes that a teen goes through – emotional,…

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Untreated Teen Mental Illness Brings Greater Risks

There are a number of adolescents who experience mental health symptoms and who likely have a diagnosis. However, they are not getting the treatment they need. The common forms of teen mental illness, such as Bipolar Disorder and Depression, can lead to suicide or other forms of harm if they go untreated.   In fact,…

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National Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2014 is declared National Mental Health Awareness Month! By educating about and bringing public attention to mental health, we can reduce the stigma associated with mental illnesses. Spread the word about mental health, seeking treatment, and supporting those who are living with mental illnesses. Thanks, President Obama, for addressing such an important issue!  …

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