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Elizabeth Blue – Private Screening

September 20, 2017

NAMI Broward County, Inc. in association with Global Digital presents a free private screening of the Movie “Elizabeth Blue” at the West Regional Library Friday – 8601 W. Broward Blvd. Plantation, 33324 – October 13th at 3:45. Elizabeth Blue Trailer Recently released from a psychiatric hospital, Elizabeth (Anna Schafer) returns to her Los Angeles apartment where she lives with her more »

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Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

Dear NAMI Family & Friends, The pending threat of IRMA to Florida will make us anxious and even nervous. It is only natural; we are all afraid of the unknown. However, I want us to stop and think for a moment. Being prepared is the best way to help overcome the stress and fear and more »

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NAMI Applauds Confirmation of Elinore McCance-Katz as new Federal Leader on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

August 13, 2017

NAMI Applauds Confirmation of Elinore McCance-Katz as new Federal Leader on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Arlington, Va., August 7, 2017 – On August 3, 2017, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., as the first ever Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. This new federal leadership position was more »

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Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA) Update

July 15, 2017

What are key changes in the BCRA? Allows insurance companies to offer bare-bones plans with no mental health coverage, as long as they offer a single plan that covers mental health and substance use services. This is a giant step away from parity, or fair coverage of mental health conditions. Provides $45 billion in short-term grant funding to more »

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NAMI Broward Awarded Justice Leadership Award

June 27, 2017

CELEBRATING THE BROWARD COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH COURT’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY This year’s Anniversary will honor the Broward County Public Defender, Mr. Howard Finkelstein; the Honorable Dale Ross; the Broward Sheriff’s Office; the Broward Behavioral Health Coalition; the United Way of Broward County; Henderson Behavioral Health; the Broward County Crime Commission; the Mental Health Association of Southeast more »

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