NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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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

Fundraiser at Nicole's House of Beauty in Warwick
Sunday, Sept. 1 
but make appointment now!



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




UPCOMING COURSES:

Family
to
Family

Sundays (11 weeks):
Sept. 8-Nov. 17
2:30-5 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church in Goshen
Pre-register by calling Dhanu at 845-294-2749 or
office: 845-956-6264 
Course is closed out, but could be placed on list in case of cancellations, 

OR

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Another course will take place 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  August


Thurs., Aug. 15
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together


Mon., August 19
7 p.m. p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown
no fee
no registration



Wed., Aug. 28

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

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


Tues., Sept. 3,
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Family Support Group
First Presbyterian Church in Goshen

 


Mon, Sept. 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.
NAMI Orange Education Meeting
Topics: Special Needs Trust,
Health Care Proxies,
Power of Attorney,
Guardianship

RSVP Requested




2019 NAMI-NYS
Educational Conference

October 25-27
at the
Albany Marriott





 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

*Click on above
 links for details

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) AND have a loved one with a mental health condition, 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
    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 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
    An upcoming NAMI training is being offered June 22nd-24th 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