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World Mental Health Day

By |2017-01-30T12:46:38-07:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

For people living with mental illness, every day can be a struggle. On October 10, 2014, the world will take a moment to observe World Mental Health Day. This year, the focus is on schizophrenia, shining a light into the darkness of this often misunderstood disorder. Mental illness can be [...]

Observing Mental Illness Awareness Week

By |2016-11-03T08:30:50-07:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

October 5-11th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. During this week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and its affiliates will shine a (green) light on mental illness. Mental illness will affect everyone in the U.S. at some point in their lifetime, whether personally or through a friend or family [...]

Promoting Mental Health for All

By |2016-09-12T11:56:08-07:00April 4th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Up to one in four people in the U.S. suffer from a mental illness. If the number seems staggering, it's because often those with mental illnesses feel unable to talk about their condition, with few ever reaching out to medical professionals for help. With the increase in social networks and [...]

Mental Disorders and Stress: The Numbers

By |2016-11-03T08:36:34-07:00April 2nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes it is important to take a step back and look at the facts and figures surrounding certain life situations. When it comes to mental disorders and stress some of the information available can feel very cloudy. Here is a quick look at some of the statistics surrounding mental health [...]

Overcoming Stigmas About Mental Health

By |2018-07-18T15:12:27-07:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

"The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation." - Glenn Close Mental illness continues to be a difficult subject--for its high rates of occurrence and the stigmas that [...]

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