Summer heat brings mental health concerns

Hays County – As summer begins, many are looking forward to a time of relaxation and warm weather. Others, however, can have a difficult time adjusting to the new temperatures and schedules.  The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) warns that mental illness can be especially difficult to detect during this […]

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Support for Coping After A Community Tragedy

NAMI Central Texas is committed to providing support and resources for our community as we all come to grips with the tragedy that occurred this week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts, prayers, and sympathy go out to all the families, first responders, and anyone struggling to […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Spotlights

April is #VolunteerAppreciationMonth, and we wouldn’t be able to educate the community about mental health without help. All this month, we’ve been spotlighting our volunteers. Scroll to read about their inspiring work in our community! Our first volunteer spotlight shines on Louise, co-leader of our Family Together program. 🔦Louise volunteers […]

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NAMI Central Texas Announces New Executive Director

NAMI Central Texas Announces New Executive Director

NAMI Central Texas is excited to announce Kate Hix as its Executive Director. “We are thrilled and fortunate to welcome Kate as our Executive Director,” said Julie Almendral, President of the NAMI Central Texas Board of Directors. “She brings a wealth of experience in the nonprofit sector, as well as […]

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Is it autism? Mental illness? Both? How to navigate double diagnosis

Is it autism? Mental illness? Both? How to navigate double diagnosis

AUSTIN (Austin American-Statesman) — Is this autism? Is this anxiety? ADHD? Depression? A behavioral disorder? For parents of kids with autism, often the answer in day-to-day life is a combination of those things. Recent studies show a strong link between autism and a mental health condition. Last year, the University of British […]

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