Navigation Links
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Michigan) Launches TV Awareness Campaign
Date:9/3/2009

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Michigan is launching a television awareness campaign this holiday weekend designed to dispel the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

"Mental illness can be treated and most people with some form of mental illness lead normal lives with the support of their family and friends," said Sherri Solomon, Executive Director of NAMI Michigan. "We are so proud to kick off this anti-stigma TV awareness campaign and help the public understand that mental illness is like any other treatable disease. These public service announcements (PSA's) use real people who volunteered to show their faces and to prove there are many faces associated to mental illness, and we ask viewers to call or go to the NAMI Michigan website for more information."

NAMI Michigan's anti-stigma TV campaign has been distributed to television stations in cooperation with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The PSA's strive to educate the public and break down barriers and the negative image of people who are diagnosed with mental illness.

Mental illness affects one in four families. Treatment works, but only one-half of all people living with mental illness receive treatment because research shows there is a negative public stigma of people diagnosed with mental illness. People suffering with physical illness usually receive medical help and support from family and friends, but people who are diagnosed with mental illness avoid treatment because of the negative social stigma.

On September 26, 2009 on Belle Isle in Detroit, supporters will join NAMI Walks event to raise money and awareness about the need for world-class treatment and a recovery system for people diagnosed with mental illness.

The production of the NAM
'/>"/>

SOURCE NAMI Michigan
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The elegant ... people can upgrade their houses in an environmentally conscious ... made of solid materials and have an aluminum oxide ... them well suited for high-traffic areas. , Recently, the ... strand woven bamboo floorings . These fresh items are ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, ... office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings ... fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. , From ... latest materials, all of which are completely amalgam free. Even ... use by the FDA for adults and children over the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 What gives skin an edge and ... skin, replenish and nourish it while lightly exfoliating? The ... after client raves about how their skin feels and looks ... Sublime Beauty®. "The ingredients are very rich and spa-quality." ... smooth it over cleansed skin of the face and neck, ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... in this week,s JAMA highlights the importance ... considering how to treat patients. Written by Robert Vinci, ... chair of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine ... the editorial examines results of a study published in ... of how doctors can often over-emphasize certain types of ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... a popular supplier of fashionable wedding, bridesmaid, evening, prom, ... a discount of up to 67% on all ... outfits are available in different necklines; ladies can choose ... are over 400 cheap white prom dresses listed in ... valid until August 29, 2014. The discounted products feature ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BambooIndustry.com Announces Up To 30% Discount On Its New Click Strand Woven Bamboo Floorings 2Health News:Midtown Dentistry Announces It Is Now an Amalgam-Free Office 2Health News:That "Something Special" to Improve Skin Takes Only 10 Minutes Per Week; on Sale at Sublime Beauty® 2Health News:Review of clinical treatment of bronchiolitis in infants reveals over-reliance on one test 2Health News:Popular Supplier LunaDress Providing an Exclusive Assortment of White Prom Dresses at a Discount of Up to 67% 2
... Clinton has once again lent a helping hand to HIV/ ... government and drug giant Merck over pricey anti-retroviral drugs, ... a deal with two Indian pharmaceutical companies Cipla and Matrix, ... second-line AVR drugs and a next generation one-pill-a-day drug. ...
... the potency of platinum-based cancer drugs when administered together to ... with tumors, scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report. ... halted or shrank mouse tumors as much as three times ... to the article in the May issue of Cancer Cell. ...
... be one way of treating diseases such as epilepsy ... seem to have pitched upon a protein that could do ... amount of information transmitted to cells. ,And so ... the key to tackling diseases such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, ...
... clinical study that relates the collapse of the trade center ... of dust and pollutants during the rescue operation. The rescuers ... which showed up a year after the catastrophe. ... Einstein College of Medicine found that 13 firefighters and emergency ...
... fruit, vitamins and minerals, and ate less fat , salt and ... these , stood to gain not in terms of weight ... the effects of 100% juice consumption on weight, has dispelled any ... health survey conducted from 1999 to 2002 and studying about 3,600 ...
... have more sleep problems than children from middle class ... school, according to research. ,The study compared ... who were African American and Hispanic, to the sleeping ... children were 4 to 10 years old. Parents were ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Clinton Foundation Eases Over-Pricing Of AIDS Drugs Once More 2Health News:Diabetes Drug Dramatically Boosts Potency of Platinum Chemotherapy 2Health News:Diabetes Drug Dramatically Boosts Potency of Platinum Chemotherapy 3Health News:British Scientists Discover New Protein to Treat Epilepsy and Schizophrenia 2
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... by Application & by Region- Global Trends & Forecasts to ... demand for membranes is estimated to increase at a CAGR ... Membrane technology was first commercialized in the 1960s ... kidney dialysis. In modern times, membranes find extensive application in ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that ... for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for ... delivered via the Respimat ® inhaler for ... of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive ... Tiotropium + olodaterol FDC will not be indicated ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical records ... Data in healthcare a reality, and this a factor ... American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government dedicated ... penalties will start applying soon for use of paper ... study of the EMR industry, EMR 2014: The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Membranes (MF, RO, UF, Gas Separation, Dialysis, NF) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 2Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 3Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 4Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 5Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 6Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 7Boehringer Ingelheim Announces U.S. Filing for the Fixed-Dose Combination Tiotropium Plus Olodaterol for Patients with COPD 8Kalorama: EMR Paves the Way for Big Data 2Kalorama: EMR Paves the Way for Big Data 3
... The RCAI Hip Abduction Orthosis provides ... due to involved post-op hip revision, for ... dysphasia or to stabilize spastic, tight adductors ... ,The Hip Abduction Orthosis features flexion/extension ...
Modular hip abduction system designed to provide superior fit, adjustability and functionality for optimum patient stability, comfort and compliance...
... A Pavlik-type harness with greatly improved ... of congenital hip dysplasia. Color-coded straps, ... antislip foot pieces.,Color-coded anterior straps help ... be made while the child lies ...
... in walker design in years. A real step forward! ... surfaces of the foot rest on adaptive areas of ... strike. The footbed in the sole conforms to the ... stability. , ,No leg length discrepancy; Heel height ...
Medicine Products: