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





Mon., Nov. 18
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown

no fee
no registration


NOTE DATE CHANGE
Mon., Nov. 25

6:15-8:30 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 NAMI Orange invited guests
RSVP required
namiorangeny@warwick.net
845-956-6264



Tues., Dec. 3
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 Lending Library

Sheila, librarian

NAMI Orange typically has Education meetings with guest speakers on the second Monday of the month at Orange County Department of Mental Health, 30 Harriman Drive, Goshen 10924. These meetings are open to the public.The exceptions are January, February, July, August and December (there are no Education Meetings held during those months; please note that the October meeting will be held on Monday, October 7 and the November meeting will be held on Monday, November 25).

Plan to come early (6:15 p.m.) to our Education Meetings
to have coffee, tea or hot chocolate and view our lending library,
borrow books, CDs/DVDs and offer suggestions
for new acquisitions through our librarian Sheila.


Educational Materials to
Download from NAMI-NYS


Educational Materials to
Download from NAMI


NAMI-NYS Lending Library
(for members only)
excerpts from NAMI-NYS

NAMI-NYS is proud to offer its members access to hundreds of books and DVDs about numerous mental health topics! NAMI-NYS members have free access to the library and can borrow any item for up to thirty days. Members can browse our library by clicking the DVD/ Movie or the Books icon above and fill out the order form below and have their choices send right to their front doors! NAMI-NYS will pay shipping and handling to send library items members but the member must pay for shipping to return.

To order DVD or Book contact Christine Rickeman at 518-462-2000 or Christine@naminys.org with your selections, make sure to include your Name, address, and phone number when ordering. Or click on above link for order form.


44 Children's Books on Mental Health


Past NAMI Bookshelf Selections


Sharing stories about the lives, struggles and hopes of those living with mental illness can be a powerful eye-opening experience. If you are looking to help raise awareness about mental health you can suggest a book about mental illness to your book club or just read one yourself. - See more at: http://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/What-Can-I-Do-/Books-to-Read#sthash.UKmaoMBg.dpuf