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The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nationwide grassroots advocacy group, representing people affected by mental illness in the United States. NAMI provides education and advocacy by shaping public policy for those suffering the effects of mental illness.Psychoeducation and research provide support for people and their families impacted by mental illness. This is achieved through various public education and awareness activities.includes Mental Illness Awareness Week and NAMIwalks. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, NAMI has state and local affiliates, all operating mainly with the work of thousands of volunteers. Members of NAMI are typically consumers of mental health services, family members, and professionals working together toward a common goal.
There are over 1,000 NAMI chapters, represented in all 50 U.S. states. NAMI has 9 signature programs, many which have been shown to be efficacious in research studies. NAMI relies on public funding and support.
Austin Therapists of Color is a group for psychotherapists who self-identify as a Person of Color. This group is specifically designed for Austin therapists, students and other mental health professionals working in clinics, hospitals, non-profits, government, academia, private practice and other therapeutic settings. Looking for therapists of color in Austin. CLICK NOW: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vS64wZ5FVMoBJdsFrdEpecSalQuI2N2TdGP4UCd21oFKjxR9r1FtIHe0HRxDbo01XvdTDlPX2HqGxA5/pubhtml
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevent Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. I developed the space to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant.
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