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Online Informative Videos

  • Dr. Lloyd Sederer's Ted Talk, "When Mental Illness Enters the Family" Dr. Sederer's Ted Talk CLICK HERE offers an excellent overview for family's coping with a serious mental health crisis for the first time.
  • You can hear Dr. Amador speak about his technique outlined in the book "I'm Not Sick, I Don't Need Help" in this Tedx Talk: Dr. Amador Ted Talk CLICK HERE
  • Learn about NAMI New Hampshire's Family-to-Family class and what you might gain from taking it. The site includes a video discussion of the class by four of the current teachers in the Upper Valley. Family to Family Class Information CLICK HERE
  • Learn about the Involuntary Emergency Admission Process in New Hampshire, explained by Alexander de Nesnera, M.D., Associate Medical Director, New Hampshire State Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Dartmouth’s Giesel of School of Medicine: Involuntary Emergency Admission Process in NH CLICK HERE
  • Special Needs Planning for Your Peace of Mind, Presenter: Claudia Inés Pringles is a Vermont attorney with a practice dedicated to special needs law. She assists clients with special needs planning, special education, and disability consultation services and is a frequent speaker on these topics. Claudia is also a busy disability advocate and a parent of a teenage daughter with autism. CLICK HERE
  • 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24. That’s why the college years are so critical for understanding and talking about mental health. NAMI created this video based on the guide Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health developed in partnership with The Jed Foundation. Starting the Conversation CLICK HERE
  • On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, a one-day symposium held at The Hanover Inn brought together leading researchers for talks and discussion on the developing brain and behavior. This symposium highlighted cutting-edge neuroscientific research that is being brought to bear on long-standing questions regarding the development of the brain and behavior. Topics included neural development and plasticity, emotional development during adolescence, and brain mechanisms underlying illnesses such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and schizophrenia, as well as vulnerability to substance abuse. The speakers are world renowned experts in their fields of research, which provided an ideal forum for exposing the audience to the absolute latest findings and current research Dartmouth Young Brain Symposium CLICK HERE
  • Today, thanks to better early detection, there are 63% fewer deaths from heart disease than there were just a few decades ago. Thomas Insel, the former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, wonders: Could we do the same for depression and schizophrenia? The first step in this new avenue of research, he says, is a crucial reframing: for us to stop thinking about "mental disorders" and start understanding them as "brain disorders." Former NIMH Tom Insel on A New Understanding of Mental Illness CLICK HERE