The Benefits of Peer Support in Spokane

By Emalee Gillis, NAMI Spokane Blog Editor. Peer support is at the heart of NAMI Spokane, but why?  Shamra Andrews and Scott Bowmer, both co-facilitators of Spokane Connection support groups, offered their insights. The Connection support groups they lead are for...

A Grounding Technique Using the 5 Senses

By Emalee Gillis, NAMI Spokane Blog Editor. Everyone experiences anxiety at times, whether it be for an upcoming performance like a presentation or as a reaction to disturbing news. Anxiety can be subtle, like a buzz in the background or it can hijack the mind and...