Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health experts around the country are warning about a growing youth mental health crisis. Join NAMI Central Texas and Austin Child Guidance Center as we look at the trends that are concerning mental health professionals and what parents, caregivers, teachers and coaches can do to proactively support the youth […]

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Postpartum Depression: It’s Not Just the Baby Blues

Postpartum Depression: It’s Not Just the Baby Blues

There is a wide range of mental health challenges that can be experienced by parents during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Melissa will dispel the myths surrounding postpartum depression and help paint a more accurate picture of what to watch out for and how parents can be helped to recover […]

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The Grateful Brain

The Grateful Brain

Mental health professionals often promote gratitude as a powerful mental health coping skill, but what does it really do for us? Join NAMI Central Texas and Julie Moss of Promises Behavioral Health as we learn about the science of gratitude, benefits, and techniques to incorporate gratitude into everyday life. Presentation […]

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How to use Mindfulness for Mental Health Challenges

How to use Mindfulness for Mental Health Challenges

Using mindfulness techniques to support mental health has been a strategy of various cultures for millennia. New research sheds light on how and why these techniques actually work. Join Chris Goddin, owner and licensed acupuncturist with Balance Wellness Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, as we dive into the why’s and how’s […]

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Navigating Mental Illness in College

Navigating Mental Illness in College

Transitioning from high school to college can be challenging for any student. But for those navigating college AND a mental health condition, that transition can lead to isolation, poor grades, or even a mental health crisis. Join this panel discussion with Mackenzie Ulam and Jaqueline Lugo (NAMI on Campus at […]

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Pace Yourself: Tips for Finishing the Race to Normalcy

Pace Yourself: Tips for Finishing the Race to Normalcy

As the one-year anniversary of nation-wide community closures looms, what seemed initially like a sprint has become a marathon of disruption, isolation, and uncertainty. Join Karen Ranus (NAMI Central Texas) and Rachel Cypert (Say More Counseling) as they discuss simple tools and resources for maintaining mental health as we “finish […]

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Coping with the Holiday Blues

Coping with the Holiday Blues

Often touted as the “most wonderful time of the year,” the winter holidays can also be a time of sadness for individuals and families grieving the loss of a loved one, living with a chronic illness, facing financial burdens, or simply overwhelmed by the many expectations of the season. These […]

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Your Brain on Anxiety

Your Brain on Anxiety

We all experience anxiety, but for many Americans feelings of persistent and excessive fear and distress prevent them from doing everyday activities. Join NAMI Central Texas and Wendi Kozlowski from Insight Behavioral Health Center as we take a closer look at anxiety disorders, common symptoms in adults and children, and […]

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