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Org Spotlight: National Shattering the Silence Coalition

If you’re not familiar with NSSC, you should be. Since October 2017, they’ve been speaking out and inspiring change for over 8 million children (1 in 10) and 14.2 million adults (1 in 20) with serious brain disorders as family members, sufferers, and mental health professionals. They matter because serious mental illness (SMI) isn’t given […]

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Updates to State Licensing Laws: Check Your State

I happen to be one of the lucky ones. My state, Pennsylvania, decided to extend COVID state of emergency legislation through March of 2022. That’s a big deal for me because I get to keep receiving virtual therapy from my New York based psychiatrist. While legislation allowing for streamlined cross-state licensing procedures is being adopted

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People With Mental Illness Deserve Treatment, Not Jail and Homelessness by Sandra J. Nosek RN, BSN

People with serious mental illness (SMI) are one of society’s most vulnerable populations. Yet instead of compassion and care, people with SMI are met with indifference and discrimination. As a result, they are left homeless, jailed, and—as family members and clinicians know—subject to danger, physical illness, and suffering. An estimated 4.6% of the population has

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