NAMI

Photo of Peggy and Diane Mang
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU public radio

Nearly 60 years ago, mental-health treatment began its move from massive warehouses like the old Massillon State Hospital to community-based care. But the path to effective treatment continues to face challenges: from old stereotypes to new medications. In the third installment of our series, “Navigating the Path to Mental Health,” WKSU’s M.L. Schultze explores the evolution among providers, advocates and patients.

Teens at the Ohio Statehouse
ANDY CHOW / OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

A group of young people are fighting the stigma of mental health by sharing their stories. 

Dozens of teenagers with Youth Move Ohio gathered at the steps of the Statehouse today to raise awareness of mental health issues among young people. Youth Move Ohio is a branch of the state’s National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI.

A group of young people are fighting the stigma of mental health by shining a light on the issue and sharing their stories. Dozens of teenagers with Youth Move Ohio gathered at the steps of the Statehouse to raise awareness of mental health issues in young people. Youth Move Ohio is a branch of the state’s National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI.