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Kim Carter Exec Director

New Year, New Director

Hello NAMI friends, My name is Kim Carter, and I am the proud new Executive Director of NAMI Geauga County!  I am thrilled to have been chosen for this most … Read more

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents and Mental Health Resources for African Americans May 29, 2020 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 … Read more

Communicating Is More Than Finding The Right Words

August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would … Read more

Understanding Psychotic Breaks

By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017  When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning … Read more

Help Build the Mental Health Movement

By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 29, 2017 Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness … Read more


Family Survival Guide

By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under … Read more

When kids with mental illness can’t live at home

January 31 Kelly Burch Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. … Read more