Seattle Seahawks Community Response

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2022 My Cause My Cleats In Support of NAMI

Ryan Neal - NAMI - Indiana

Ryan Neal - NAMI - Indiana

NAMI Indiana is the state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are a grassroots public charity helping people living with serious mental illnesses, their families and friends. We support local NAMI Affiliates, train volunteer leaders, provide continuing education for professionals, and partner for systems change at the state level.

Kyle Fuller - NAMI – Texas

Kyle Fuller - NAMI – Texas

NAMI Texas is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals living with mental illness and their families.

Charles Cross – NAMI – Mississippi

Charles Cross – NAMI – Mississippi

NAMI Mississippi, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a non-profit, advocacy organization. NAMI groups at the local affiliate, state, and national levels share one common goal: To improve the quality of life of persons living with serious mental illness along with their friends and families.

Mental Health

A person's condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.

COMMUNITY/COMMUNITY RESPONSE/MENTAL HEALTH/1 in 5 adults 
1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness

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COMMUNITY/COMMUNITY RESPONSE/MENTAL HEALTH/Age 14 Stat 
50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14

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COMMUNITY/COMMUNITY RESPONSE/MENTAL HEALTH/17% of youth 
17% of youth experience a mental health disorder

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NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness

Nami Seattle fills the gaps in our local mental health system through education, referrals and support. Call the NAMI Helpline at 800-950-NAMI for information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, as well as their family and caregivers.

Know The Signs And Seek Help

Warning Signs
  • - Feeling very sad or withdrawn for more than two weeks
  • - Trying to harm or end one's life or making plans to do so
  • - Severe, out-of-control, risk-taking behavior that causes harm to self or others
  • - Sudden overwhelming fear for no reason, sometimes with a racing heart, physical discomfort or difficulty breathing
  • - Significant weight loss or gain

Worried About Yourself Or Someone You Care About?
  • - If you notice any of these symptoms, it's important to ask questions
  • - Try to understand what your loved one (or yourself) is experiencing and how their daily life is impacted
  • - Making the above connections is often the first step to getting treatment

Steps To Take
  • - Talk with a health care professional
  • - Learn more about mental illness
  • - Take a mental health education class
  • - Call the NAMI HelpLine at 800-950-NAMI

Benefits To Promoting Social-Emotional Well-Being
  • - Higher overall productivity
  • - Better educational outcomes
  • - Lower crime rates
  • - Stronger economies
  • - Lower health care costs
  • - Improved quality of life
  • - Increased lifespan
  • - Improved family life

Resources To Utilize