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NAMI GC Welcomes Randy Guttenberger as Keynote Speaker to 2019 Mental Health Education Conference

June 24, 2019

NAMI Gulf Coast’s annual education conference provides a unique opportunity to receive information from outstanding speakers on topics regarding mental illness, substance abuse, wellness strategies, self-care, overcoming adversity, and recovery. This event includes various educational sessions covering a range of 20 mental health topics on 4 tracks: individuals, family members, professionals, and faith-based communities. We more »

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NAMI GC Thanks “Mattress Mack”

August 1, 2018

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale is a Texas-grown phenomenon who knows how to “Save You Money, TODAY!” In 1981, Mack and his wife, Linda, started Gallery Furniture with five thousand dollars and a dream. Mack began television advertising early on, and with his motto of “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise,” more »

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Minority Mental Health Awareness

July 11, 2018

Information gathered from the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health “Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can’t we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We more »

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The Meaning and Impact of Community Resilience

Information gathered from Hogg Blog “The Meaning and Impact of Community Resilience” By Josephine Gurch, Published May 16th, 2018 To read the entire article, visit http://hogg.utexas.edu/podcast-community-resilience               Photo sourced from http://culturalbrilliance.com/cultural-brilliance/cultural-design/community-and-sub-culture-the-cultural-brilliance-perspective/ “When I think about resilience at the community level,” Lourdes Rodriguez says, “I think about communities that understand that the conditions more »

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Family Survival Guide

March 2, 2017

By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under my bare feet was strangely comforting compared to what our family was really going through. We were living with mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. Psychiatrists more »

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