NAMI NH News Stories

Volunteer of the month. Heather Martin. Maternal mental health advocate and speaker

May’s Volunteer of the Month

May Volunteer of the Month – Heather Martin Heather is a tireless and passionate advocate for maternal mental health. She never misses an opportunity to share the importance of improving mental health care for new mothers. Heather shares her voice and energy in any way she can to improve outcomes for women navigating postpartum struggles,

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Join the movement! Over the past five years, 50 states and Washington, DC have declared the first week in May as TD Awareness Week.

Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness

This Mental Health Awareness Month, we are proud to recognize May 1-7, 2023, as Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) Awareness Week and help increase awareness and support for people living with this potentially burdensome condition. TD is an involuntary movement disorder characterized by uncontrollable, abnormal, and repetitive movements of the face, torso, and/or other body parts. It

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Building Community Support for LGBTQ+ Young People

– Jace Troie, DEI & Program Assistant, NAMI New Hampshire The Trevor Project is a national LGBTQ+ organization whose mission is to “end suicide among LGBTQ young people.” Recently, the organization released survey data, collected from all 50 states, documenting the mental health of nearly 34,000 LGBTQ youth (ages 13-24).  The Executive Summary outlines the survey’s

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Four children playing tug of war

Inclusive Summer Camps

603 Stories Podcast Inclusive Summer Camps Conversation  The summer may be long gone, but those in charge of running the show are still hard at work!   For years, summer camps have been the place where kids spend their time when school is out. They are an environment where kids are encouraged to grow creatively, get

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A computer keyboard where one key has been replaced with the text Mental Health Parity Act.

A Parity Primer

In 2008, The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Parity Act) made parity for mental health and substance use disorder services a goal. Parity means that insurance carriers must provide roughly equal coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatments as compared to physical health treatments under an

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