Legal Promise Of Equal Mental Health Treatment Often Falls Short

June 26, 2019

Jun 7, 2019 By Graison Dangor Arizona Daily Sun Amanda Bacon’s eating disorder was growing worse. She had lost 60% of her body weight and was consuming about 100 calories a day. But that wasn’t sick enough for her Medicaid managed-care company to cover an inpatient treatment program. She was told in 2017 that […]

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Phoenix company embraces mental health in the workplace

May 30, 2019 By Jaime Cerreta May is Mental Health Awareness Month and one Phoenix entrepreneur is embracing mental health in the workplace. Robert Maynard is bi-polar and calls his disorder his superpower.  

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in […]

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so […]

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Changes coming to how Phoenix police handle mental health calls

May 16, 2019

Apr 19, 2019 By Jason Barry PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — It was a case that rocked the community and the Phoenix Police Department. In August 2014, a Phoenix police sergeant shot and killed a 50-year-old mentally ill woman named Michelle Cusseaux. Police had been called to Cusseaux’s apartment to take her to a psychiatric facility. […]

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