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In The News: NAMI Merced County

December 11, 2019

“In an effort to shine a spotlight on this issue, The Kennedy Forum, along with Rep. Jim Ramstad (R-Minn.) and the heads of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health America, recently submitted a letter to Chairman Frank Pallone of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chairman Bobby Scott of the House Education and Labor Committee calling for congressional hearings on mental health parity. The letter Read More

    This article describes some of the most common myths surrounding depression, why they are misleading, and the facts to know.

    In 2017, around 7.1% of all adults in the United States experienced at least one episode of major depression. This makes it one of the most common mental health conditions in the U.S.

    Despite this, many Read More

    A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis, as the number of individuals struggling with a range of psychiatric problems continues to rise.

    The revelation that the gunman in the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting escaped from a psychiatric hospital in 2012 is renewing concerns about the state of mental health care in this country. A study published in the journal Psychiatric Services estimates 3.4 percent of Americans — more than 8 Read More

    A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis, as the number of individuals struggling with a range of psychiatric problems continues to rise.

    The revelation that the gunman in the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting escaped from a psychiatric hospital in 2012 is renewing concerns about the state of mental health care in this country. A study published in the journal Psychiatric Services estimates 3.4 percent of Americans — more Read More

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