Weeks after a viral video showing the assault of a young boy, supporters and LGBTQ+ youth and adults gathered for the first Pride celebration in Defiance, Ohio.
Staying in the closet leads us to wonder who we can trust and who will stop loving us if we live authentically as ourselves. It creates paranoia and distrust. It’s the opposite of community.
An original poem on bodies, lived experience and radical self-love
If we’re going to help people, we must start talking about it — out loud, in public. I invite you to join NAMI in breaking the silence and ending the stigma.
The wilderness will always be hard and scary, and we may always doubt our ability to withstand challenges on our own. Keep a strong back, soft front and wild heart.
A review and reflection of “Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times” by Katherine May
You can help to end the stigma surrounding mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder, through education and awareness. The following are common myths about bipolar disorder.
Hope can be found in the belief that we can build something new, something better, and come out of this with more empathy for our neighbors and loved ones.
If we’re going to prevent suicide, we need to start talking about it. Every September, NAMI recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an effort to share resources and stories to shed light on a highly stigmatized topic.