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
Request to contact
Aileen Gunther regarding Mental Health closures

 



Upcoming Events/Outreaches


See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings by clicking links below:


NAMI
Family-to-Family
free 12 week course
Call now to register for NAMI F2F (since class size is limited)



NAMI Basics

free 6 week course starting Sun, June 3
in Goshen
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now since class size
is limited



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

6-7:30 p.m.

no fee,
no registration
 


Wed., May 30
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


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

no fee
no registration


NAMI Education Meeting
Mon., June 11

Understanding Your Medical Bills, Dealing with
Denied Claims

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


Mon., June 18
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
at ORMC
Conf. Room #7

No fee,
no registration


Thurs., June 21
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together


2018 NAMI National Convention
in New Orleans
June 27-30, 2018



 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

*Click on above
 links for details

 

Opioid Overdose/Naloxone Training

No cost, through Orange-Ulster BOCES

Naloxone Kit include In the training

Approved Special Topic Instructor – Naloxone

Division of Criminal Justice

Trainer:  Nancy Laterra-Ferraro, CPNP

845-291-0200 x 10957/845-341-8138 or

nancy.laterra-ferraro@ouboces.org

 

Register now

Training Location: Orange-Ulster BOCES, Carl Onken Conference Center

53 Gibson Road, Goshen, NY (behind CTEC building)

 

1.  Click here to go to Orange-Ulster BOCES website to view the courses offered

2.  When you find the date you wish to attend, click on the title, then click on “enroll now.”  If this is your first time registering for a course, follow the prompts for “new user” and create an account.  If you are unable to attend, be sure to access your account and drop the class.




NARCAN

NAMI Orange wishes to thank Jeffrey Spitz, LCSW Executive Director of Restorative Management Corp. for presenting our Narcan training to instruct how to recognize the symptoms and signs of an overdose and how to administer a drug used to reverse the effects of opiate overdose to give victims a chance at survival.

Phone: 845-342-5941
FAX: 845-393-8011
Email: Jspitz@rmcnet.cc
Location: 7 Railroad Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Those whose Narcan kits have expired medications or who have had the situation to use the Narcan to prevent an overdose, may get replacement vials of the medication.

PLEASE NOTE: Some of the atomizers given out with the NARCAN kits at the workshop given through NAMI Orange November, 2016 have been recalled (Click here for the Recall Listing).  They do not atomize the antidote properly and the antidote comes out in a stream.  If that is all you have, you are advised to, by all means, use it, but know that it may not be as effective as if it could produce a mist instead of a stream.  Anyone who has an atomizer that is on the recall list can immediately obtain a replacement by contacting Jeffrey Spitz (see above).

If anyone has used Narcan to prevent an overdose, he/she is requested to complete and submit the "New York State Department of Health Opioid Overdose Reporting Form".