Mental Health Awareness Month 2015 collaboration with Mental Health Channel
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. NAMI of Miami collaborating with The Mental Health Channel (MHC) that was launched this past year. Each video provides insight on a wide array of mental health topics in often entertaining and unexpected ways. Each video is less than 15 minutes long.We are uploading a video a day until the end of the month and here’s what to expect:
May 13 – Family Portrait: Caretaking 101: Legal Guardianship http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/episode/caretaking-101-legal-guardianship Tips from a mother who became the guardian of her adult son, to ensure he had the best of care. (6:24)
Through high school and college, she struggled with an eating disorder. Then therapy, tattoo art and reconnection to her religion gave her the strength to leave behind. (7:44)
Ramey Ko, 33. Law partner. Judge. Bipolar. And, running for Travis County Treasurer. Over the last day of a nail-biter election, Ramey shows us how nothing slows him down. (7:27)
May 23 – TIS Schizophrenia – http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/episode/schizophrenia – Brandon Staglin went from brilliant engineering student to institutionalized. Over the next decade he fought his way back, to help found a leading brain research organization.
May 26 – DRB The Biology of Suicide – http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/episode/the-biology-of-suicide – What if, with a blood test, we could tell if someone were going to kill themselves? An alliance of doctors is using clinical history and cutting edge technology to search for the biological basis of suicide and other mental health issues.
May 30 – CY Be Positive – http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/episode/b-positive – Arifa’s life hangs in the balance. She’s on a 5 year transplant wait list, and may not have 5 years to wait. She prioritizes her mental health to counter depression.