NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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ADVOCACY:


Would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
If so, contact our office at 845-956-6264
or email info@namiorangeny.org

to learn about the application process



Upcoming Events/Outreaches



*When registering, please indicate which course, meeting or support group you are requesting



Zoom
NAMI Orange 
Education Mtg.
Click here

Mon., April 12,
7 pm

Topic: Seeking Self-Help Safely
(avoiding scams) and also handling the grief of losing a loved one

We welcome our very special guest speaker Ginnie Brown who lost her daughter 11 years ago when she attended a retreat in Arizona and died in a sweat lodge



To celebrate May Mental Health Awareness Month:

"Extra Innings"
2 hour movie
through Zoom
with Q&A

Click here
to view details





UPCOMING COURSES:

 



Zoom
NAMI Family & Friends

Sat., May 22,
4-6 pm

Click above for details


Zoom NAMI 
Family-to-Family

Sat., Sept 11-Oct. 30
8 consecutive Saturdays
10 am-1 pm

 




On-going  Support Groups:


NAMI Connection
Offered online through
NAMI Orange  1st & 3rd Thursdays 
7-8:30 pm

Email to register at 
info@namiorangeny.org

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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NAMI
 FAMILY 

SUPPORT
GROUP
(Virtual)

presented by NAMI Orange
Click here for details

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

Register by  emailing 
info@namiorangeny.org

o
r call our office
845-956-6264

with name, phone # and email




NAMI National Conference

June 30-July 3, 2021





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

Click above link for possible ETS ZOOM presentations


-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).                                 On hold due to Coronavirus

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.


Black Lives Matter Instructional Library


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