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May is Mental Health Month! (1)

Did you miss our NAMI Valley of the Sun Virtual Giving Breakfast? We recorded it!

NAMI Breakfast

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NAMI Valley of the Sun is now a Qualified Charitable Organization!

This means Arizona allows you to contribute up to $400 individually or $800 jointly to NAMI Valley of the Sun and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit against your 2019 or 2020 tax liability. You can participate in Arizona Gives Day, get your money back and help us build our online platform as we support the community during COVID-19! Donate now at 

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You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

By: Judy O.

Our then 25 YO daughter crashed and burned seemingly overnight.  I saw it coming like a train wreck in slow motion; my husband saw a young adult struggling with what she wanted to do in her life. She had graduated from college (school was always a struggle—she’s bright but never very motivated), moved to Austin, TX for a great job opportunity, then started doing some quirky and out of character things. Read More

80 Awesome Mental Health Resources

Sure, pretty much everyone could benefit from therapy. But not everyone can afford it. Thankfully, there’s a whole world of free or affordable mental health care out there designed to help you with just about every issue. Whether your issue is kicking an addiction, managing your emotions, finding a group of like-minded peers, or recovering from trauma, affordable help is available.


What's Happening: NAMI Valley of the Sun

May 11, 2020
Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 21, 2020 and last updated 7:31 PM, Apr 21, 2020 By Jamie Warren ABC15

PHOENIX — Spending more time at home can not only impact your mental health, but your child’s as well.

Joronda Montano, Chief Program Officer with the non-profit notMYkid, says less face-to-face interaction with friends or teachers can lead to boredom and additional screen time can lead to fatigue.

She says to keep kids motivated, have a schedule, check on your Read More

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