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 by clicking links below:
NAMI Connectiona peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held every Friday6-7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 19MHA Family & Friends TogetherSupport Group7 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 25MHA Family & Friends PlusSocial Group6:30-8:30 p.m.Please RSVP
Thurs., Nov. 27 p.m.NAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)
no feeno registration
Nov. 10-12, 2017NAMI-NYS 2017 Education Conference
Mon., Nov. 13NAMI Orange Education Mtg.6:30-8:30 p.m.RSVP Requested
NAMI Basicsfree 6 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749to register now for NAMI Basics in the Spring (since class size is limited)
NAMI Family-to-Family free 12 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749to register now for NAMI F2F in the Spring (since class size is limited)
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.