National Alliance on Mental Illness

May is Mental Health Month, recognized by many awareness-raising events across the country. Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning. Mental illnesses are not the result of personal weakness, lack of character, or poor upbringing; anyone can be affected. This includes neighbors, […]

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Cambridge resident Louise Newsom shares personal journey By Elizabeth Sias When Louise Newsom opened a letter in the mail informing her she had won a Program Volunteer of the Year Award, she was in disbelief. The letter was from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota, and it was recognizing Newsom for her […]

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