NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
Email: email@example.com 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
See details of upcoming NAMImeetings and courses by clicking links below:
NAMI Connectiona 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.
NAMI Education Mtg.There are no Education Meetings in Jan., or Feb.
Wed., January 306:30 p.m.MHA Family & Friends PlusSocial Group
Please RSVPPeggy 342-2400Ext. 1238
TUESDAY, Feb. 56:30 p.m.Please note: new time and dayNAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)no feeno registration
Tues., February 12, 9 am-3 pmNAMI-NYS Legislative Action Day
Mon., Feb 187 p.m. p.m.NAMI Family Support GroupORMC, Middletownno feeno registration
Thurs., Feb. 217 p.m.MHA Family & Friends Together
June 19-222019 NAMI National Convention in Seattle
NAMI Presentations: -Ending the Silence-In Our Own Voicearranged 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.