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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI helps people affected by mental illness navigate daily challenges by connecting them to relevant information and peer support groups.

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“I finally feel in control of my mental health”

By Charise Jewell
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Supporting your mental health & the emotional well-being of loved ones

If you’re struggling with mental health challenges like depression, loneliness, or anxiety—or you know someone who is—find resources to help you cope from Option B, because we all deserve to treat our mental health with the same care and compassion we do our physical health.

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Finding new appreciation for Mother's Day after illness

By Jennifer Holmstoen Lee
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NAMI Conexión

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Spanish-language peer-led support group for people living with a mental health condition.

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

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Peer-led support group for people living with a mental health condition.

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NAMI Online Discussion Groups

Discussion groups for those who have been affected by mental illness.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Remembering with my mom, through her Alzheimer’s

By Heather Oglesby
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“My diagnosis was a turning point.”

By A'Driane Nieves
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“Art helps me go to safe places.”

By Clyde R. Horn
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The New Year is a time for hope, even after tragedy

By Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly
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Help your loved ones plan for significant days – Option B

Significant days like a birthday, holiday, or the anniversary of a marriage or a loved one’s passing can be stressful for people dealing with challenges like grief, divorce, or illness. You can help them make a plan for how to spend the day.

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#OptionBThere For Mother's Day

For many, Mother’s Day is filled with celebration and togetherness. But for those who have lost a child or mom or are struggling with infertility or illness, it can be hard. Here, you’ll find actions large and small you can take to offer extra support and help them find meaning.

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Health, Illness & Injury

“I often thank God for giving me the gift of caring for Leo.”

By Caitlin Piccirillo
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“What I found was that behind my fear lived hope.”

By Kristen Steele
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Living with Health Challenges

Whether it's an unexpected diagnosis, mental health concerns, or an ongoing disability, dealing with health challenges can be scary and isolating. Here you'll find others who understand what you're going through.

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How to Support Your Loved One with Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant – Option B

Learn how to help friends who are facing grief, illness, divorce, and other types of adversity. Watch Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant explain the Platinum Rule of Friendship.

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Support friends and family during the holidays

Discover actions big and small that you can take to offer extra support to friends and loved ones who are struggling with illness, separated from family, or coping with loss.

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Coping With Loss and Finding Meaning with Chris Davis – Option B

A psychology professor has made it his goal to understand how people respond to illness and death. He shares ways that we can help ourselves, our friends, and our families grieve.

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#OptionBThere for the Holidays

Discover actions big and small that you can take to offer extra support and help friends and loved ones who are struggling with illness, separated from family, or coping with loss.

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Get extra support during the holidays

These recommendations from experts and the Option B community can help if you’re struggling with illness, separated from family, or coping with loss this holiday season.

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#OptionBThere For Father's Day

For many, Father’s Day is filled with celebration and togetherness. But for people who have lost a child or father, or who are struggling with infertility or illness, it can be hard. Here, you’ll find actions large and small you can take to offer extra support and help them find meaning this Father’s Day.

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Honest holiday cards from Option B

When someone you care about is going through a tough time, cheery holiday sentiments can fall short. Option B teamed up with PAPYRUS to create this special line of greeting cards to help you share love and support when the holidays don’t feel so happy. Whether your friends or loved one are struggling with illness, separated from family, or coping with loss, you can send a card to let them know you're thinking of them.

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