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:


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




There are no Education Meetings in Dec., Jan., or Feb.



Mon., Dec. 16
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown
no fee
no registration

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Tues., Jan. 7
6:30 p.m.
NAMI Family
Support Group

First Presbyterian Church in Goshen





 NAMI Presentations:

Both programs are arranged by request

Click on links below for details

  -Ending the Silence
is an in-school presentation designed to teach middle and high school students about the signs and symptoms of mental illness, how to recognize the early warning signs and the importance of acknowledging those warning signs. Through this classroom presentation, students get to see the reality of living with a mental health condition.
*3 types of presentations are available: for students, for staff and also for families


-In Our Own Voice
trained presenters who are in recovery from mental illness share compelling personal testimonies about their experiences of living with and dealing with the challenges posed by mental illness.

 


NAMI Orange is seeking member volunteers
to serve in the following:


  • NAMI Orange Board of Directors
    If you are a current member (or interested in becoming a member), 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

  • NAMI Ending the Silence presenters
    NAMI trainings are being offered for interested NAMI members who have experienced a  mental health condition and who wish to be presenters to their local middle schools and/or high schools after receiving their NAMI training.
    Contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

  • NAMI Family Support Group facilitators
    for interested NAMI members who have a loved one with a mental health condition and who wish to be facilitators of an on-going Family Support Group (who would meet once a month) in the Newburgh area after receiving their training. Click here for the two page application form. 

  • NAMI In Our Own Voice presenters
    Upcoming NAMI trainings are being offered soon for interested NAMI members who have experienced a  mental health condition and who wish to be presenters to their local groups after receiving their NAMI training. Contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

  • NAMI Orange "Families Helping Families"
    NAMI Orange family members are encouraged to contact us if interested in becoming a hospital volunteer to occasionally be scheduled to sit outside the ORMC Behavioral Unit to provide informational packets and support to families as they visit their loved ones.
    Contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

  • NAMI Orange Helpline Telephone Responders
    NAMI Orange members who will have received training volunteer to respond (remotely from their home) to incoming NAMI Orange telephone inquiries. 

    Contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749 
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

     
  • Staff an outreach table for an hour or two by distributing  informational pamphlets & brochures to the community. 
    Contact Dhanu at 845-294-2749 
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details