In the News

Here is a sampling of recent articles and blogs that deal with topics related to mental illness. The University of Michigan Depression Center is now named the Eisenberg Family Depression Center, in recognition of their $30 million in giving. The gift will enhance capacity for scientific advances to improve knowledge and patient care. U-M DepressionContinue reading In the News

A Personal Story

View Post By Lisa Hi, my name is Lisa. I’m 35 years old, and I currently live with the mental health conditions of clinical depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (also known as ADHD). I was the youngest of eight siblings from a blended family, and the only child of my mother and father together. IContinue reading A Personal Story

NAMI WC Annual Meeting Recap

By Linda Koopmann On March 27, 2021, seventy-six members, friends, and associates of NAMI Washtenaw County (NAMI WC) gathered together to celebrate NAMI WC’s accomplishments in 2020, review plans for 2021, and elect three new board members. The individuals officially added as members of the board were Lisa Fabian, Patricia A. Streeter, and Gizem Yagci.Continue reading NAMI WC Annual Meeting Recap

In the news

I search often for articles and blogs dealing with topics related to mental illness that would appeal to our readers.  Here is a sampling of some recent finds. – Linda Koopmann I have not yet viewed the film “That Way Madness Lies,” produced by filmmaker Sandra Luckow and her family about their attempt to navigateContinue reading In the news

A Personal Story

By Maureen So as not to dive abruptly into the depths of my mental illnesses, I would like to quickly, yet formally, introduce myself. My name is Maureen, and I am a sophomore studying political science at the University of Michigan. I was raised in a large Irish Catholic family (the youngest of eight children!)Continue reading A Personal Story

In the News

 As newsletter editor, I always search for articles and blogs that would appeal to our readers. Here is a sampling of some of the articles and blogs I’ve read recently that deal with topics related to mental illness. – Linda Koopmann In this article published on Pete Earley’s blog, Virgil Stucker, who has been affiliatedContinue reading In the News