What is it like to live with mental illness? What is recovery? What can an individual or their family do to find help? NAMI proudly presents a short video offering moving testimony from NAMI leaders on their own experiences of mental health recovery and support with hope for all families and individuals living with mental illness to know how to find support through NAMI. To find more information, please visit http://bit.ly/xWOrTF
Special thanks to Anita Fisher, Clarence Jordan, Keris Myrick, Joe Powell & James Williams.
In his October cover story for The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. "There's a long history in this country of dealing with problems in the African American community through the criminal justice system," he says in this animated interview. "The enduring view of African Americans in this country is as a race of people who are prone to criminality."
Information about mental illness, ways mental illness can be treated, and the kinds of healthcare providers wh can help. See how the traditional resilience nad strength of the African American community can help people recovery from mental illness and achieve their goals and dreams.