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


Live Concert to benefit NAMI:

The
Armonia Band

Sat., August 15
6-7 pm
on Facebook
click here for details



See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings and courses by clicking links below:

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NAMI Orange Education Mtg.
Virtual Meeting  Mon., Sept. 14
7-8 pm
Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy

Click link for details

 




UPCOMING COURSES:


Youth Mental Health First Aid
virtual training
Limited capacity
is now closed out

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NAMI Family-to-Family
Virtual Course

8 weeks (Saturdays)
Sept. 5 - Oct. 24
10 am-1 pm

Register now:
Dhanu: 845-294-2749




On-going  Support Groups:


Coping Circles
offered through
NYS Office of
Mental Health


NAMI Connection

*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

Starting Sept. 7
7-8 pm
1st & 3rd Mondays

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

with name, address, 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
Thurs., 3-4 pm
845-359-8784





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.



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