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ORR Stakeholders: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace (OMH & CMS Webinar)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invite you to join us for a webinar on health insurance literacy and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

This webinar will provide basic information on how health insurance works, how to use your health insurance ​and where to find consumer-friendly resources. A brief update on the Marketplace will also be provided.

Webinar: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace
Who Should Attend: HHS partners and community-based organizations

When: Thursday, June 19 at 4 pm EDT
Join the live event (no pre-registration is needed).
URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW6650566&p=9529414&t=c
Conference number: PW6650566
Passcode: 9529414
Dial-in number: […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ORR Stakeholders: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace (OMH & CMS Webinar)|

The Truth About Troubled Children | Child Mind Institute

http://www.childmind.org/en/press/brainstorm/truth-about-troubled-children?utm_source=childmind.org&utm_medium=email&utm_content=061014&utm_campaign=weeklynewsletter

By |March 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Truth About Troubled Children | Child Mind Institute|

Anderson takes part in an experiment to help understand how people live with mental illness – Anderson Cooper 360 – CNN.com Blogs

Help Understand How People Live with Mental Illness

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2014 “The Magic is You!” Luncheon Highlights

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Collier County’s annual Hope Shines luncheon was held on December 5, 2014. Event chairs, Lindy and Lindsey Thomas report that “The Magic is You!” themed event, featuring a strong message of hope, was held at a private club in Naples. They noted, with 400 people attending, “It truly was magical bringing so many people together to support the vital work provided by NAMI to the children and families in Collier County.”

Keynote speaker Kevin Hines captivated the group with his moving story about finding brighter days after his suicide attempt in 2000. His story is a […]

By |March 18th, 2014|Past Luncheon Highlights|Comments Off on 2014 “The Magic is You!” Luncheon Highlights|

Youth Mental Health First Aid on Saturday, August 23rd from 8am – 4pm

NAMI will offer Youth Mental Health First Aid on Saturday, August 23rd from 8am – 4pm. The class will be held at the NAMI conference room at 6216 Trail Blvd, Naples, 34108.  The nonrefundable fee for the class is $25 to cover materials and must be paid in advance.  Each participant will receive a Youth Mental Health First Aid manual and certificate that is valid for 3 years.  For information about Mental Health First Aid, please see the attached flier or call for more information. To register, please call one of the class instructors and send a check to […]

By |March 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Youth Mental Health First Aid on Saturday, August 23rd from 8am – 4pm|
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    Folks from the Sarah Ann Drop In Center attended outside service at Estero United Methodist Church.

Folks from the Sarah Ann Drop In Center attended outside service at Estero United Methodist Church.

By |March 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Folks from the Sarah Ann Drop In Center attended outside service at Estero United Methodist Church.|

Fish Tale Grady

Hello all Fish Tale Grady Club members,

 

As you know, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is our club’s charity. Through the generosity of many of our members, Grady Fest attendees, and supporting Grady White dealers here in Florida, we were able to donate $16,000 to NAMI from the proceeds of this year’s Grady Fest. This is truly an outstanding effort and everyone who helped in making the Grady Fest a hugh success (all you red hats), deserves a great round of applause.

 

In addition, Mr. Eddie Smith, owner and CEO of Grady White Boats, was so impressed with our […]

By |March 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fish Tale Grady|

Children’s Ask the Doctor Call #SaveTheDate

Save the Date: May 16th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Topic: Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project with Dr. Barry Sarvet

Dr. Sarvet will talk about the MCPAP program and how it can be replicated in other communities.

Friday children’s conference calls with Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI’s medical director and a child and adolescent psychiatrist, take place on the third Friday of every month. The calls are toll free and are scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. E.T.

To access the toll-free call, please dial 1-888-858-6021; access number 309918#.

 

By |March 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Children’s Ask the Doctor Call #SaveTheDate|

Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications

 
 Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications

  Antipsychotics
(used in the treatment of
schizophrenia and mania)

 Anti-depressants

Anti-obsessive Agents

Typical Antipsychotics
Tricyclics

Haldol (haloperidol)
*Anafranil (clomipramine)
Anafranil (clomipramine)

Loxitane (loxapine)
Asendin (amoxapine)
Luvox (fluvoxamine)

Mellaril (thioridazine)
Elavil (amitriptyline)
Paxil (paroxetine)

Moban (molindone)
Norpramin (desipramine)
Prozac (fluoxetine)

Navane (thiothixene)
Pamelor (nortriptyline)
Zoloft (sertraline)

Prolixin (fluphenazine)
Sinequan (doxepin)

Serentil (mesoridazine)
Surmontil (trimipramine)

Antianxiety Agents

Stelazine (trifluoperazine)
Tofranil (imipramine)
Ativan (lorazepam)

Thorazine (chlorpromazine)
Vivactil (protiptyline)
BuSpar (buspirone)

Trilafon (perphenazine)

Centrax (prazepam)

SSRIs
*Inderal (propranolol)

Atypical Antipsychotics
Celexa (citalopram)
*Klonopin (clonazepam)

Abilify (aripiprazole)
Lexapro (escitalopram)
Lexapro (escitalopram)

Clozaril (clozapine)
*Luvox (fluvoxamine)
Librium (chlordiazepoxide)

Geodon (ziprasidone)
Paxil (paroxetine)
Serax (oxazepam)

Risperdal (risperidone)
Prozac (fluoxetine)
*Tenormin (atenolol)

Seroquel (quetiapine)
Zoloft (sertraline)
Tranxene (clorazepate)

Zyprexa (olanzapine)

Valium (diazepam)

MAOIs
Xanax (alprazolam)

Mood Stabilizers
(used in the treatment
of bipolar disorder)

Nardil (phenelzine)
Parnate (tranylcypromine)
*Antidepressants, especially
SSRIs, are also used in the
treatment of anxiety.

Depakene (valproic acid)

Depakote
Others

Stimulants

Eskalith
Desyrel (trazadone)

(used in the

Lithobid (lithium)
Effexor (venlafaxine)

treatment of ADHD)

Lithonate
Remeron (mirtazapine)
Adderall (amphetamine

Lithotabs
Serzone (nefazodone)
and dextroamphetamine)

*Lamictal (lamotrigine)
Wellbutrin (bupropion)
Cylert (pemoline)

*Neurontin (gabapentin)

Dexedrine

*Tegretol (carbamazepine)

Anti-Panic Agents

(dextroamphetamine)

*Topamax (topiramate)
Klonopin (clonazepam)
Ritalin (methylphenidate)

Paxil […]

By |March 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications|
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    NAMI Calls Mental Health Crisis a "Double Whammy," Shortages Exist for Both Beds and Services

NAMI Calls Mental Health Crisis a "Double Whammy," Shortages Exist for Both Beds and Services

NAMI Calls Mental Health Crisis a “Double Whammy,” Shortages Exist for Both Beds and Services
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 — Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offered the following statement in conjunction with a House of Representatives oversight hearing titled “Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the Psychiatric Bed Shortage.”

“Hospital beds for individuals with mental illness who experience acute crisis are a necessary element for America’s mental health care system, but there are not enough beds. Supply does not meet demand. It is not just patients who are in crisis; it is the system as well.

There is also a double […]

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