Mental Health: It’s Time to End the Ambivalence

Mental Health: It’s Time to End the Ambivalence

Why do insurance companies still feel free to deny medically necessary treatments for mental health conditions, even while claiming to cover them? Why do governments still hesitate to enforce laws for mental health parity? And why does our culture both endorse and ignore the realities of mental health? Dr. Morehead […]

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Proactive Steps to Preventing Suicide

Proactive Steps to Preventing Suicide

With suicide rates on the rise for almost all demographics, there are no communities that are not touched by the tragedy of suicide. But we know that suicide is often preventable. Join NAMI Central Texas staff as we take a look at the basic, practical steps we can take in […]

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A Neurological Approach to Treating Addiction and Trauma

A Neurological Approach to Treating Addiction and Trauma

Join NAMI Central Texas as we dive into the science and neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders and Toxic Stress, to better understand common behaviors associated with those experiencing addiction and alcoholism, particularly in early recovery. Rachel Garner from The Right Step Hill Country & Promises Austin will present a neurosequential […]

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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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