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 18-June 15 
(5 more Saturdays-
no class on May 11)

9:30-3:30 p.m.

Call  845-956-6264 immediately. There are 4 slots left!




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., May 16
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together


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


Wed., May 22
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


NAMI Education Meeting
June 10, 6:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker:
Gary Texter, Director of Outreach at HONOR (emergency housing)

RSVP 956-6264 or
namiorangeny@warwick.net




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 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 Wednesday, November 13).

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.


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