National Alliance for the Mentally Ill


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
(NAMI) a self-help and national advocacy group composed of persons with mental illnesses and their family members.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill — (NAMI) Organización nacional estadounidense para familiares de pacientes psicóticos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (also known as NAMI) was founded in 1979 as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. NAMI is a nation wide American advocacy group, representing families and people affected by mental illness as a non… …   Wikipedia

  • Colorado Coalition for the Homeless — The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH), established in 1984, is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization seeking to help end homelessness in Colorado.[1] As of December 2009, the Coalition has fourteen members on the Board of Directors,[2] six… …   Wikipedia

  • The Age of Extremes — The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914 1991 (ISBN 0 349 10671 1) is a book by Eric Hobsbawm, published in 1994. In it, Hobsbawm comments on what he sees as the disastrous failures of state communism, capitalism, and nationalism;… …   Wikipedia

  • THE EVENTS — introduction European Jewry in the Early 1930s Germany in the Early 1930s the expansion of the reich …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Homelessness in the United States — OverviewObservers of modern homelessness often cite some of the following potential causes of homelessness: * The movement in the 1950s in state mental health systems to shift towards community based treatment as opposed to long term commitment… …   Wikipedia

  • Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union — Soviet Union …   Wikipedia

  • Health care in the United States — ] Current estimates put U.S. health care spending at approximately 15.2% of GDP, second only to the tiny Marshall Islands among all United Nations member nations. The health share of GDP is expected to continue its historical upward trend,… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the United States (1789–1849) — This is an article that covers the History of the United States from 1789 through 1849, Westward Expansion .After the election of George Washington as the first President in 1789, Congress passed the first of many laws organizing the government… …   Wikipedia

  • Human rights in the United States — In 1776, Thomas Jefferson proposed a philosophy of human rights inherent to all people in the Declaration of Independence, asserting that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.