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Announcing New Board President!

January 21, 2020

  NAMI Greater Cleveland is pleased to announce John S. Cipolla as the new President of the organization’s Board of Directors. John became involved with NAMI GC more than 9 years ago after he and his wife Kristin took the Family-to-Family class when a family member was diagnosed with a mental health condition.  In that […]

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Mental health declining among older U.S. adults, poor hardest hit

January 9, 2020

Friday, January 03, 2020 1:08 p.m. CST By Lisa Rapaport KFGO https://kfgo.com/news/articles/2020/jan/03/mental-health-declining-among-older-us-adults-poor-hardest-hit/971289/?refer-section=health (Reuters Health) – Many older Americans have experienced more days of poor mental health in recent years, particularly individuals with limited income and education, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 2.4 million people aged 60 and older who participated in annual […]

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Owning a Dog in Childhood May Reduce Risk of Developing Schizophrenia, Study Finds

Thu, Jan 09, 2020 By Hunter Moyler Newsweek https://www.newsweek.com/owning-dog-childhood-may-reduce-risk-developing-schizophrenia-later-life-study-finds-1478285 Childhood exposure to dogs may reduce a person’s likelihood of developing schizophrenia as an adult, according to a study published this month by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine. However, the researchers stressed that their findings were not conclusive. More research, they said, needs to be conducted […]

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Archie Green made it OK for rappers to talk about mental illness: Cleveland Champions

Updated Jan 02, 2020; Posted Dec 14, 2019 By Adrian Horton, The Guardian Cleveland.com https://www.cleveland.com/news/2019/12/archie-green-made-it-ok-for-rappers-to-talk-about-mental-illness-cleveland-champions.html CLEVELAND, Ohio — Archie Green is a rapper and a producer who uses hip-hop to de-stigmatize mental illness in black and brown communities. It’s a cause he has championed after facing his own challenges with depression, and a message that […]

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Employees’ mental well-being is as important as their physical health

December 06, 2019 11:44 AM By Ari Lewis Crain’s Cleveland Business https://www.crainscleveland.com/young-professionals-blog/employees-mental-well-being-important-their-physical-health I heard devastating news this week about a close family friend who passed away at age 19. This inspired me to write about a very relevant topic in today’s workplace: mental-well being. When someone we know has a physical illness such as cancer […]

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6 Ways You Can Help A Loved One On Their Healing Journey

Dec. 26, 2019 By Shainna Ali NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/6-Ways-You-Can-Help-a-Loved-One-on-Their-Healing-J Take a moment to consider all the people in your life: your coworkers, friends, family. At any given time, 1 in 5 of these individuals is living with a mental health condition. You may have noticed them struggling, but if you’re not a trained mental health professional, you may not have […]

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