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Around Town for Tuesday, April 8

...30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room, Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. For individuals living with a mental illness who working toward recovery. Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-08/around-town-tuesday-april-8
Local
State mental health laws are a work in progress

...amounted to indefinite incarceration; for some with a mental illness, it was the end of the road.October 1962 was a...State-run API was created to care for Alaskans with acute mental illness within the state; because of a lack of bed space in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/state-mental-health-laws-are-work-pro
Opinion
My Turn: If pot becomes legal, we'll all pay

...Alaska have a secondary dependence on marijuana).Scientists also know marijuana is dangerous for those prone to mental illness. It can bring on psychotic breaks, and make them more serious. Would $14 million pay for additional drug, alcohol...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-03/my-turn-if-pot-becomes-legal-well-all
Opinion
New bill would close loophole in gun checks for mentally ill

...because the state does not report any findings of mental illness to the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background...Alaska is one of eight states that do not report mental illness to the federal system, Pruitt told members of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/new-bill-would-close-loophole-gun-check
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Listen to those threatened by concealed carry on campus

...non-storybook endings to that fictional scenario. Even for proficient gun owners, what experience do they have with mental illness, what knowledge do they have of campus security or the university landscape, what skill do they have in aiming for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/my-turn-listen-those-threatened-conce
Opinion
Around town for Tuesday, March 11

...30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room, Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. For individuals living with a mental illness who working toward recovery. Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-11/around-town-tuesday-march-11
Local
Around Town for Tuesday, March 25

...30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room, Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. For individuals living with a mental illness who working toward recovery. Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-25/around-town-tuesday-march-25
Local
Breaking the stigmas about mental illness

Mental Illness Awareness Week, recognized Oct. 4-11...eyes of Americans to the reality of mental illness. Congress established the event in...efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to increase public awareness of mental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092909/opi_498789816.shtml
NAMI unmasks mental illness with first-ever masquerade

...community came together to promote mental illness awareness at the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Juneau's first annual Unmasking Mental Illness Masquerade at the Juneau Arts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111509/nei_516705446.shtml
"Unmasking Mental Illness Masquerade" held Friday

...branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a Halloween-themed...Culture Center. The "Unmasking Mental Illness Masquerade" has been organized to promote mental illness awareness, and to break down...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102209/art_507749038.shtml

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