NAMI on the PRMS Blog

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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PRMS  recognizes the advocacy and commitment of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to ensure access to mental health treatment. Team PRMS Gives a Hoot participated in the NAMIWalks Northern Virginia on September 20, 2014. PRMS employees and family members walked together to raise money and awareness for NAMI programs and services.   ...

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  The journey to help increase awareness and raise funds to improve the lives of roughly 60 million people in the U.S. living with mental illness got a boost recently when we sponsored a team from the Bronx District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This team raised more than $5,500 for the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ NAMIWalk NYC 2014. Imagine ...

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For over 20 years, NAMI has deemed a week in October as Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, it began October 7 and ends this weekend. I feel somewhat foolish highlighting this to the specialists who are at the forefront of dealing with the mentally ill and their families. Still, I would urge psychiatrists to check out NAMI’s website for some ideas about making sure that ...

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