Mental Health, Mental Illness, on Block Island

advocating for services and support for those who are ill and education for mental health to all on Block Island

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Please let us know the URL to any websites/articles/blogs/stories/videos/books etc you think visitors would find interesting or useful. A brief review of what the contribution is about would be useful too. We will add a post – others are found by scrolling down. Hopefully this will grow into a resource for us all.

However, NAMI BI cannot monitor all the information on other sites and we are not responsible for it. Please let us know if any link found here seems inappropriate or unhelpful.

Mental Illness is the cinderella of Health Services. In the TED video below, Thomas Insel shows that much is still to be learned. We do however know that recovery is possible, but that too frequently stigma and silence surround sufferers and their families. This page is for sharing information and sources of information.

Our first collection –

NAMI The home site of National Alliance on Mental Illness – a huge resource

NAMI Rhode Island Local information – happenings in Rhode Island, other affiliate organizations

Time to Change A UK site aiming to reduce stigma and increase involvement with lots of information, personal stories and good ideas, from the charities Mind and Rethink Mental illness

Inside the Brain A blog with regular updates on neuroscience research

Alive Inside – a trailer to a film about the effect of music


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