NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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ADVOCACY:
 3 digit Crisis Hotline for Suicide Prevention


Would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
If so, contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749
or email namiorangeny@warwick.net
to learn about the application process



Upcoming Events/Outreaches



See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings and courses by clicking links below:




UPCOMING COURSES:

NAMI BASICS
Starting Wed Oct. 9, 6:30-9 p.m.
for six  Wednesdays through Nov. 20
(no class Nov 13)
Call Dhanu now to pre-register
Click link for details.


Family
to
Family

in Newburgh on Saturdays for 6 weeks, starting
Sat., Jan. 4,
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Church
(O'Connor Hall)
145 Benkard Ave.,
Newburgh, NY 12550

Pre-register now
Call Dhanu
845-294-2749, or
office 845-956-6264

 




On-going  Meetings:

NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a
mental illness.
No fee, no registeration
PLEASE NOTE: these Orange County meetings are on a temporary hold. We will post here when the weekly meetings will resume.

Check out NAMI Connection in Sullivan County


Mon., Oct. 21
7 p.m. p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown

no fee
no registration




2019 NAMI-NYS
Educational Conference

October 25-27
at the
Albany Marriott




Tues., Nov. 5,
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Family Support Group
First Presbyterian Church in Goshen


NOTE DATE CHANGE
Mon., Nov. 25

6:30-8:30 p.m.
NAMI Orange
Annual Meeting

including vote for Board of Directors by the membership

RSVP Requested


NOTE DATE CHANGE
Mon., Dec. 2

Holiday Party for members and their families; and
invited guests





 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

*Click on above
 links for details

PSYCH CENTRAL Podcast 
Excerpts from Psych Central

The Psych Central Podcast is an award-winning, weekly podcast that approaches psychology and mental health in a casual and accessible fashion. Listen as our hosts speak candidly with experts to break down complex topics in simple and understandable ways.

The Psych Central Podcast is hosted by Associate Editor Gabe Howard and overseen by Dr. John Grohol. 

Gabe Howard is a professional speaker, writer, and activist living with bipolar and anxiety disorders. Diagnosed in 2003, he has made it his mission to put a human face on mental illness. Society often sees people living with mental illness at their worst and he works to add a more balanced view.

He also co-hosts A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast, which explores life through the unique double lens of a young woman living with schizophrenia and a guy living with bipolar.

He is the author of Mental Illness is an Asshole and Other Observations, available on Amazon.com or author-direct and signed by visiting his website.

He is the recipient of the Norman Guitry Award, given by Mental Health America to the person who shows exceptional leadership in promoting mental illness awareness and prevention in the community.

Gabe makes his home in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. He lives with his supportive and patient wife, Kendall, and a Miniature Schnauzer puppy that he never wanted, but now can’t imagine life without.

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Click on the above link to have access to an archive of previous podcasts, to subscribe to the weekly podcasts or download an app for your smart phone.

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