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NAMI Sacramento Online Services Update

March 18, 2020

Due to the recent novel coronavirus pandemic, NAMI Sacramento is temporarily suspending all in-person programs and services. We have converting our support-based programs and classes into online groups, and if you are interested in this, please fill out the web form below and let us know. We will continue to update you as this situation more »

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Brain-wave pattern can identify people likely to respond to antidepressant, study finds

February 26, 2020

February 10, 2020 By Tracie White Stanford Medicine News Center http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2020/02/brain-wave-pattern-can-identify-people-likely-to-respond-to-anti.html A new method of interpreting brain activity could potentially be used in clinics to help determine the best treatment options for depression, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine. Stanford researchers and their collaborators used electroencephalography, a tool for more »

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How a Program Can Help Students Re-enter School After a Mental Health Crisis

February 9, 2020 By Alfonso Serrano, The Hechinger Report KQED News https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/55286/how-a-program-can-help-kids-re-enter-school-after-a-mental-health-crisis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Ava had always felt comfortable at the small, private K-8 school she attended just north of Boston. But in high school everything changed. Ava first began to experience anxiety and depression after her parents divorced, when she was still in more »

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How To Move Forward After Going Through A Crisis

Jan. 21, 2020 By Becky Brasfield NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/January-2020/How-to-Move-Forward-After-Going-Through-a-Crisis After a crisis, recovery can be challenging. Our lives are left in turmoil caused by the stressful situation we just managed to overcome. With the worst behind us, we have to pick up the pieces. But unfortunately, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for how to take steps toward the future. So more »

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5 Reminders For Survivors Of Trauma

Jan. 17, 2020 By Odelya Gertel Kraybill, Ph.D., LCPC NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/January-2020/5-Reminders-for-Survivors-of-Trauma In 1991, when I was 17 and living in Tel Aviv with my family, a loud siren woke me from a peaceful sleep. We knew what it meant. We also knew we had to do. I ran, shaking and crying, with my family to our safe more »

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