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HR 2646 – Helping Families in Mental Health ...

TIME  www.time.com July 6, 2016 Emma Ockerman @eockerman The bill would potentially address a nationwide shortage of psychiatric beds and child psychiatrists, in addition to creating the federal position of assistant secretary for mental health. A bill that would majorly reform mental health care in the United States cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 422-2 on Wednesday. Now, legislators are calling for the immediate...

Neuroplasticity-based Therapies

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! In honor of this national observance, IMHRO (One Mind Institute) offers a free e-booklet on promising neuroplasticity-based therapies. Training-the-Brain-Enhancing-Mental-Health-Neuroplastically Neuroscientists, many funded by IMHRO (One Mind Institute), are making rapid-fire discoveries that are already translating into treatments patients can use. One approach advancing at a brilliant...

Support NAMI Marin

When faced with a mental health crisis, NAMI Marin volunteers are there for you and your family – providing support, education, and information about local resources. NAMI Marin’s compassionate and dedicated volunteers, members and friends understand.  Please send your donation today!   NAMI Marin 555 Northgate Drive, #101, San Rafael, CA 94903 We’re counting on your support in helping us touch the lives of so many Marin...

Help us Implement Laura’s Law

Laura’s Law (Assisted Outpatient Treatment) – now implemented by San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and a number of other California counties — allows family members and others – under very stringent conditions – to request that the county mental health department petition the court to place an individual in outpatient treatment, protective of the patient’s rights and providing them intensive,...