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Together We Are here for you

Please join us on the second Monday for the Connection
Recovery Support Group and the third Monday for our
Family Support Group. 

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In Crisis

Quick information for those in need
Covid Information

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Support Groups

Support Groups

Because we are in this together and you are not alone

In Crisis

In Crisis

Because we are in this together and you are not alone

Resources

Resources

Education

Education

NAMI has a variety of free mental health education resources

Advocate

Advocate

People living with mental health conditions must know that they are not alone

Gallery

Gallery

Take a look at our collection of photos and videos of our local Augusta Chapter

NAMI Augusta is Augusta’s Voice on Mental Health. We’re here for you. No matter what. 

Ongoing Improvements to Early Psychosis Research and Treatment

Research has shown that treatment of early psychosis improves clinical outcomes. In 2018, the Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET) was established with the aim of conducting practice-oriented research to develop high quality care for treatment of...

Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Associated with Improved Outcomes Compared to Oral Antipsychotics in Treatment of Schizophrenia

New research from Hong Kong examines the effectiveness of schizophrenia treatment approaches by comparing the clinical impacts of long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAIAs) versus oral antipsychotics. In an analysis of more than 70,000 Chinese individuals with...

Higher Levels of Oxidative Stress Damage Found in Individuals with Psychiatric Disorders

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 82 studies involving more than 20,000 people provides further insights into the interaction between psychiatric disorders and physical health at the molecular level. Compared to control individuals, those with psychiatric...

Genetic Testing Shows Promise for Medication Selection for MDD

Antidepressants are often one of the first treatment approaches for individuals with depressive disorders, but many struggle with side effects and finding the appropriate medication or dosage. Recent findings from a randomized controlled trial indicate that...

Brain Stimulation Shown to Affect How Brain Processes Stimuli, Potential to Aid in Stress-Related Disorders

New research suggests that noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS), a form of brain stimulation therapy, may help train the brain to more appropriately respond to threats. Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial among participants without mental health...

Utilizing AI to Identify Handgun Purchasers at Risk of Suicide

Firearms are responsible for the majority of suicide deaths in the U.S. In an effort to identify handgun purchasers at risk of suicide, researchers retroactively tested the reliability of a machine learning algorithm on a database of handgun purchases in the state of...

Randomized Clinical Trial Finds Probiotics May Help Support Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

New research suggests a potentially important role for the microbiome-gut-brain axis in treating individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD). In a randomized controlled trial, 21 patients were given a probiotic supplement in conjunction with antidepressants for...

COVID-19 Diagnosis Associated with Onset of Mental Health Conditions in Youth

To understand how COVID-19 affects youth mental health outcomes, researchers analyzed over 3 million records of children with no prior history of mental illness who had received either a positive diagnosis or negative test of COVID-19. Overall, 7.1 % of children with...

Canadian Study Finds Safety and Efficacy of Take-Home Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment Comparable to Supervised Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) are often prescribed treatment with methadone, which requires travel to specialized facilities and strict supervision. Recent findings from a randomized controlled trial suggest treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone that can...

The Trevor Project Releases National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

This month, The Trevor Project released results from its fourth annual National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health in which it surveyed 34,000 youth aged 13-24. Almost half (45%) of LGBTQ youth seriously considered attempting suicide last year, with youth of color...
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