NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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ADVOCACY 
REQUESTED
including saving
6 protected medication classes in Medicare D
*******
Veterans' Mental Health Bill
click above


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
Family-to-Family
Course

St. Francis of Assisi Church
145 Benkard Rd.
Newburgh

May 4-June 15 
(6 Saturdays-
no class on May 11)

9:30-3:30 p.m.

Call  845-956-6264 to register, class size is limited




On-going  Meetings:

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


 


 

Thurs., April 18
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together


Wed., April 24
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


Starting Sat., May 4
Family to Family Course

(see details above)



Mon., May 6, 7 p.m.

NAMI FaithNet
St. Anastasia Faith Formation Building
21 North Main St.
Harriman, NY


TUESDAY, May 7
6:30 p.m.
Please note:
new time and day
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)
no fee
no registration


NAMI Education Meeting
May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Peer & Family Members Panel Discussion: Shining the Light on Mental Health by Sharing Their Personal Experiences

RSVP 956-6264 or
 namiorangeny@warwick.net


Wed., May 15, 7 p.m

NAMI FaithNet
St. Paul Lutheran Church
21 Still Road 
Monroe, NY



Mon., May 20
7 p.m. p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown
no fee
no registration




June 19-22
2019 NAMI National Convention
in Seattle




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