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“Hearts and Minds” Education Program Launched: On Average, People with Mental illness Live 25 Years Less than Other Americans,
Date:2/17/2010

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new health education program to promote sound “mind and body” health practices among individuals who live with serious mental illness.

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 17, 2010 -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched a new health education program to promote sound “mind and body” health practices among individuals who live with serious mental illness.

The "Hearts and Minds" initiative takes aim at risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and obesity for major illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

“Hearts and Minds” is funded by OptumHealth and the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California-San Francisco.

The self-help program’s focus on wellness will inspire health and fitness practices familiar to many Americans—such as diet, exercise and smoking cessation. The main difference is the size of the challenge.

“Wellness is everyone’s concern,” said NAMI Executive Director Mike Fitzpatrick. “But it is especially urgent for people living with serious mental illness.”

People living with serious mental illness such as major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia live on average 25 years less than other Americans.

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