NAMI on the PRMS Blog

This July marks Minority Mental Health Month, and now more than ever, knowing that minority communities are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re using our platform to spread awareness, share educational tools, and show support. PRMS is proud to announce our donation this month to the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in an effort to support this cause. ...

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In an effort to continue our support of organizations helping communities affected by the unprecedented results of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, PRMS is pleased to announce our donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Purple Heart Foundation this June. NAMI provides advocacy, edu ...

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During this unprecedented health crisis, it’s more important than ever that we stay home as much as possible. But while we continue to remain physically distant, we commend psychiatrists for staying connected, rising to the challenge, and continuing to find ways to deliver mental health services. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in support of the entire health co ...

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PRMS kicked off 2020 by increasing charitable donations through our “Refer a Colleague” program to $50 – up $25 from 2019! But we are not stopping there – throughout the entire month of April from Wednesday, April 1 to Thursday, April 30, we are doubling donations to $100 to benefit mental health organizations. Launched in 2013, the “Refer a Colleague” program was created to ...

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As a psychiatrist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Dr. Sonal Harneja, MD, often worked with people having their first psychotic episode. Much of her work involved reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and educating patients and their families about the causes, symptoms, prognosis and potential treatments. “It can be incredibly scary for them and their famili ...

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On behalf of everyone at PRMS, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you. In recognition of the commitment and care you provide your patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to charities that focus on mental healthcare. This year we will continu ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!", NAMI

  When PRMS implemented the “Refer a Colleague” program in 2013, we hoped it would grow into a mutually beneficial initiative or as we sometimes describe it, when altruism and capitalism join forces.  Over the last five years, we have donated nearly $13,000 to 65 mental health organizations. The program is steadily our number one source for new business with over 500 recommend ...

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Rain did not stop another successful NAMIWalksNYC event from happening this May at the South Street Seaport Promenade in New York City. PRMS was delighted to once again sponsor several psychiatric societies’ participation in NAMIWalks 2017. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides free support, education and advocacy programs for individuals with mental illness and ...

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As Mental Health Month draws to a close, it is important to collectively reflect on the significance of mental health. At PRMS, we think it is also the perfect time to highlight the mental health foundations PRMS contributes to and the important work they are doing to promote mental health. But first, a little more about Mental Health Month. Since 1949, Mental Health America ( ...

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Overcast skies and chilly temperature didn’t dampen the spirits of dedicated mental health providers who took part in a recent National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk in New York City and Long Island. They came together to help raise funds to support mental health and to work to stamp out the stigma people affected by mental illness face. PRMS supported teams from the ...

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