NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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Upcoming Events/Outreaches



See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings and courses by clicking links below:




Upcoming Courses:


NAMI
Family-to-Family
free 6 week course starts Sat., Jan. 5
in Newburgh
Call now to register for NAMI F2F (since class size is limited)
Click link for details




On-going Meetings:

NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a
mental illness.
PLEASE NOTE: these meetings are on a temporary hold. We will post here when the weekly meetings will resume.


Wed., Nov. 28
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238



NAMI Education Mtg.

incl. Annual Mtg.
Mon., Dec. 3
6:30-8:30 p.m.


Thurs., Dec. 6
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)


no fee
no registration


Mon., Dec. 17
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown


no fee
no registration


Thurs., Dec. 20
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together





 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

*Click on above
 links for details

Improving Mental Health Should Be a National Priority


Mary Giliberti, CEO of NAMI 

in response to Parkland, FL shooting


Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness

The U.S. Surgeon General reported years ago that the likelihood of violence from people with mental illness is low. Later studies consistently have found that to be the case.

*Recent studies also have reemphasized the fact: Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness

*News Stories Often Link Violence With Mental Health Illness, Even Though People With Mental Health Illness Are Rarely Violent. Click on link.


NAMI has posted what they feel might be helpful resources  -
particularly in discussions with children and youth.