NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
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End Discrimination Towards the Mental Health Community & Our Workforce
See details of upcoming NAMImeetings by clicking links below:
Family-to-Familyfree 12 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749 to register now fornext course (since class size is limited) Starts Tues., Sept. 5
NAMI Basicsfree 6 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749to register now for NAMI Basics (since class size is limited)Starts Sun., Sept. 17
NAMI Connectiona peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held every Friday6-7:30 p.m.
There are no NAMI Orange education meetings in August.
Thurs., Aug. 17MHA Family & Friends TogetherSupport Group7 p.m.
Wed., Aug 30MHA Family & Friends PlusSocial Group6:30-8:30 p.m.Please RSVP
Thurs., Sept. 77 p.m.NAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)
no feeno registration
NAMI OrangeEducation MeetingMon., Sept 116:30-8:30 p.m.
2017 NAMIWalks NYSSat., Sept. 23Jennings Landing,Albany
Wed., Oct 4(instead of 2nd Mon)Candle-lite VigilEducation Mtg.
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.