We all have a stake in mental health reform

April 11, 2017

How will it affect you? Mary Giliberti’s April 10 letter to the editor expresses the outrage many Floridians would feel — if they were aware of the heinous way Darren Rainey (an inmate with schizophrenia) had died in a Dade County prison. Per Miami Herald reports, he was locked in a scalding shower for hours, more »

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Shop Amazon and Donate to NAMI Broward Today – March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/93-1223495. On March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Nami Broward County Inc. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/93-1223495. Shop Now and Donate to NAMI Broward!

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NAMI Broward County Announces 2017 Board of Directors

March 13, 2017

Efforts focused on supporting the 450,000 residents affected by mental illness in Broward County   March 13, 2017 – Plantation, FL – The National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI) Broward County announces their new Board of Directors for 2017. The leadership team is comprised of an experienced group of psychologists, clinicians for mental health and more »

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Is Your Mental Health Coverage At Risk?

March 8, 2017

Congress just unveiled the American Health Care Act, which ends the requirement that Medicaid cover mental health care.   It caps Medicaid funding, which will lead to deep cuts and jeopardize mental health services. And it will freeze Medicaid expansion, putting young people who are first experiencing serious mental illness at risk. Tell your U.S. Representative more »

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Ending the Silence Trainers Needed

March 7, 2017

Help Us End the Silence In our Adolescents; Become a Trainer NAMI Broward is offering  free training for one of its most unique and exceptional Signature Programs – Ending the Silence on Friday March 31st at 2017. Ending the Silence is targeted towards middle and high schooler’s to help them understand mental illness. The program more »

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