Mental health hotline in Springfield reports increase in calls following death of Naomi Judd

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The suicide of singer Naomi Judd is leading to an increase in calls to mental health hotlines. Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, Stephanie Appleby, says not only are more people coming in for counselling, but their warm line answers twice as many calls from people needing … Read more

Mother of inmate calls attention to mental health in Kentucky jails

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The walls of Ramee Birchfield’s home are lined with photos and paintings of her son Logan Browning. Browning is now behind bars after being accused of barricading himself inside an ex’s apartment in an hours-long stand-off with police before setting the apartment on fire. Birchfield has kept notes of … Read more

NAMI 2022 state conference discusses impact recent events have on mental health

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Mental health professionals across the state are discussing some of the biggest events over the past few years and the impact they’ve had on our mental health at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 2022 State Conference. These past few years have not been the easiest for anyone, that’s … Read more