NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

                                                          Email:  namiorangeny@warwick.net
                                                      Website:  namiorangeny.org
                                                  Telephone:  845-956-NAMI (6264) 
                                                  Toll-free:   1-866-906-NAMI (6264)

                                               FaceBook:   NAMI Orange County, NY
                                               FaceBook:  NAMI Orange Discussion Group

ADVOCACY

End Discrimination Towards the Mental Health Community & Our Workforce


Upcoming Events/Outreaches


See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings by clicking links below:


Family-to-Family
free 12 week course

Call Dhanu 294-2749 to register now for
next course (since class size is limited)
Starts Tues., Sept. 5


NAMI Basics
free 6 week course

Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now for NAMI Basics (since class size is limited)
Starts Sun., Sept. 17


 
NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held
every Friday

6-7:30 p.m.


 

There are no
NAMI Orange education meetings in August.


 


Thurs., Aug. 17
MHA Family & Friends Together
Support Group

7 p.m.


Wed., Aug 30
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Please RSVP


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

no fee
no registration

 


NAMI Orange
Education Meeting

Mon., Sept 11
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Request RSVP


2017 NAMIWalks NYS
Sat., Sept. 23
Jennings Landing,
Albany


Wed., Oct 4
(instead of 2nd Mon)
Candle-lite Vigil
Education 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.