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 Family-to-Family free 6 week course starts Sat., Jan. 5in NewburghCall now to register for NAMI F2F (since class size is limited)Click link for details
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.
Wed., Nov. 286:30 p.m.MHA Family & Friends PlusSocial Group
Please RSVPPeggy 342-2400Ext. 1238
NAMI Education Mtg.incl. Annual Mtg.Mon., Dec. 36:30-8:30 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 67 p.m.NAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)
no feeno registration
Mon., Dec. 177 p.m.NAMI Family Support GroupORMC, Middletown
Thurs., Dec. 207 p.m.MHA Family & Friends Together
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.