Researchers close in on new depression mechanism

One key characteristic of clinical depression is anhedonia, the complete lack of pleasure in things and activities that used to be rewarding. A new study in rats has now uncovered an important biological factor that contributes to this state. The World Health Organization (WHO) state that across the world, more than 300 million people of all ages [...]

Field day to promote mental health

By Teri Vance National statistics show that one in five adults suffers a mental health disorder in any given year in the United States. “We all know somebody,” said Tasha Martel, outreach coordinator for Partnership Carson City. “It’s not just the people who have to be medicated. So many people suffer from situational depression or [...]

2018-06-20T18:42:43-07:00May 11th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, Mental Health America (MHA) has led the observance of May as Mental Health Month and, this year, they tied the theme to their 2017 Annual Conference: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll and is titled Risky Business. The focus is on habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illnesses including: risky sex, prescription drug [...]

2017-04-18T11:09:55-07:00May 1st, 2017||

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:04-07:00March 30th, 2017|, |

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:15-07:00March 28th, 2017|, |

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:27-07:00March 23rd, 2017|, |

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:37-07:00March 21st, 2017|, |

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:47-07:00March 16th, 2017|, |

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who've been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or [...]

2017-01-17T16:04:55-07:00March 14th, 2017|, |