NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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ADVOCACY:

Not losing MH beds to Coronavirus


Would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
If so, contact our office at 845-956-6264
or email namiorangeny@warwick.net
to learn about the application process



Upcoming Events/Outreaches



ZOOM WEBINAR:

Join "Team Up for Hope", NAMI Orange & NAMI Sussex

Register for the Webinar held October 29 at 7 pm

View the details regarding mental health issues, substance use, suicide 



 NAMI Orange Virtual Education Meeting

*Open to the Public

Monday, November 9
7-8 pm

Darcie Miller:

Impact of Corpnavirus on Mental Health & Substance Use Challenges

Click above for details




UPCOMING COURSES:


Virtual NAMI Family & Friends
Tues, Nov. 17
7-8:30 pm
or
Sat., Nov. 21
10-11:30 am


NAMI Homefront

Register now for
6 virtual classes
in Oct/Nov
Be sure to observe the time zone


Virtual NAMI 
Family-to-Family

Jan. 2-Feb. 20, 10 am-1 pm
8 consecutive Saturdays




On-going  Support Groups:


NAMI Connection*Offered online through
NAMI Orange
starting 1st & 3rd Thursdays in November
Nov. 5 & 19,
7-8:30 pm

Email to register at 
namiorangeny@warwick.net

       

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*Offered online through
NAMI Sullivan Mondays, 7 pm

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*Offered online through
NAMI
capitalregionny

Tuesdays, 5 pm

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*Offered online through NAMI
Mid-Hudson
2nd Friday
of month 
6:30 pm

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NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a
mental illness.
No fee, no registration
PLEASE NOTE: 
unfortunately these meetings held in Goshen will not be able to resume until a later date, but online is available-
see above

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FAMILY 
SUPPORT
GROUPS
(Virtual)

presented by NAMI Orange
Click here for details

1st & 3rd Mondays
6:30-8 pm

Register: Call Dhanu at 845-294-2749, or dhanu72@hotmail.com

with name, phone # and email


For ongoing Family
Support Group Meetings, click here
for Zoom meetings thru NAMI Sullivan
3rd & 4th Tuesdays
6:30-8 p.m.


NAMI Rockland,
click here for support groups including
Family Support
in Spanish
Thursdays: 3-4 pm
845-359-8784
 
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Virtual Support meetings for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults
Thursdays: 6-7 pm

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Virtual Self-Injury Learning Collaborative 
Thursdays: 4 pm
through
Mental Health Empowerment Project




NAMI In Our
Own Voice

CANCELLED  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE





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.


Bereavement Support Groups



"Comfort in the Storm"

An On-Line Bereavement Support Group for those grieving the death of a loved one caused by the COVID virus

Offered to everyone residing in Orange and Sullivan Counties at no cost.
Call: 845-561-6111

This group runs Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Email: info@hospiceoforange.com

HOSPICE of ORANGE & SULLIVAN Counties, Inc. also offers bereavement to people who have lost a loved one due to any circumstance.



Garnet Health Medical Center's Community Health Education Center,
110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown NY. -originally Orange Regional Medical Center's Community Health Education Center

This is a non-denominational support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. Registration is not necessary and there is no charge for attending. For more information, please call 845-333-1014. Group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 10-11:30 p.m. and attendance is not required at all sessions. No registration required. Walk-in's welcome. 

*Currently on hold due to Coronavirus, but on-line support group through Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. is currently available on-line.


Perinatal Bereavement Group

When a pregnancy ends in a loss many couples feel afraid, isolated, angry, confused, disappointed and sad. Orange Regional’s free Perinatal Bereavement support group provides families an opportunity to listen and/or share their experiences in a comfortable and safe environment.

No matter where you are in the process of loss, grief or healing, Orange Regional’s multidisciplinary team of child life specialists, social workers, nurses, physicians and chaplains provide expert physical, emotional, and spiritual support for parents mourning loss such as:

  • Stillborn and newborn death
  • Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy
  • Subsequent pregnancy after a loss
  • Recurrent loss
  • Loss complicated by infertility

    How to Register
    Our perinatal bereavement support is given by appointment only. For more information, please call Garnet Health Medical Center's’s Child Life Program Coordinator, Michelle Ferguson, at 845-333-5150.



Bereaved Parents of the USA meets at Children's Home, Poughkeepsie NY on the 1st Thurs of each month, 7PM. Contact: Kathy Corrigan 845-462-2825




Bereaved Parents, meets at Elant, 46 Harriman Dr, Goshen on the 3rd Tues of the month 6:30 PM. Contact Mary Doherty 845-895-2515