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NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health [...]

By | 2020-06-01T15:36:01+00:00 June 1st, 2020|Action Alert, Events and Happenings|0 Comments

NAMI Keystone PA CEO, Christine Michaels, Weighs In On Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

The loneliness of indefinite isolation. The anxiety of possible contagion. The stress of financial uncertainty. With no return to normality in sight, mental health professionals say the new coronavirus is taking a toll on the collective mental health of those across the nation, including Berks County... Read More

By | 2020-04-16T16:32:14+00:00 April 16th, 2020|Action Alert, Events and Happenings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAMI Keystone PA Issues Statement of Support for Statewide Mental Health Initiative

Public Statement of Support for Statewide Initiative 'Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters' On Thursday, Jan. 2, Governor Tom Wolf announced a focused multi-agency effort and anti-stigma campaign, ‘Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters,’ aimed at expanding resources and the state’s comprehensive support of mental health and related health care priorities in [...]

By | 2020-01-30T19:45:14+00:00 January 6th, 2020|Action Alert, Events and Happenings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Financial Seminar for Individuals With a Disability & Their Families

ACHIEVA Family Trust and Hefren-Tillotson are teaming up for a series of free seminars that provide education on various financial topics including Special Needs Trusts, ABLE Accounts, Estate Planning and more.  Registration is required.  To register, contact Patty Yerina by phone at 412-995-500 (ext. 589) or by email at  Additional information is listed below. [...]

By | 2018-08-17T18:14:38+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Action Alert, Events and Happenings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing NAMI Homefront

Beginning in February, for the first time ever, NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is offering NAMI Homefront, a free, confidential, six-session educational program for families, caregivers, and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions. Classes will be held once a week and will begin Thursday, February 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 [...]

By | 2018-01-26T21:26:12+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Events and Happenings, Featured Events|0 Comments

Give Big Pittsburgh Donations Top $2000 and Rising!

This year, on Giving Tuesday, NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania participated in Give Big Pittsburgh, an online fundraising initiative for area nonprofits. The Pittsburgh Foundation and Pittsburgh Magazine hosted the online giving campaign that launched on Tuesday, Nov. 28. In addition to receiving donations from the public during the 24-hour period, participating nonprofits were also eligible for [...]

By | 2017-12-13T13:50:20+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Events and Happenings|Comments Off on Give Big Pittsburgh Donations Top $2000 and Rising!

11th Annual NAMIWalks

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, thousands of supporters packed the Waterfront in Homestead for the 11th annual NAMIWalks. We had beautiful weather and a great turnout. WTAE-TV News Anchor Michelle Wright emceed the event that included face painting, balloon and caricature artists, and a raffle drawing. This year’s Walk raised $157,872. While thousands of people [...]

By | 2017-12-14T16:24:45+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Events and Happenings|Comments Off on 11th Annual NAMIWalks