NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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2018 NAMI-NYS Legislative
Advocacy Day



Upcoming Events/Outreaches


See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings by clicking links below:


NAMI
Family-to-Family
free 12 week course
Call now to register for NAMI F2F (since class size is limited)


Starting Tues, Apr. 3 
at First Presbyterian Church in Goshen
Call Marcy 258-8240 now to register

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Starting Tues, May 8 
at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Newburgh
Call Dhanu 294-2749
now to register




NAMI Basics

free 6 week course starting Tues, June 3
in Goshen
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now since class size
is limited



NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held
every Friday

6-7:30 p.m.

no fee,
no registration


Mon., Feb. 19
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
at ORMC
Conf. Room #7

No fee,
no registration


Wed., Feb. 28
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


Thurs., March 1
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)

no fee
no registration

 



NAMI Education Meeting

Mon., March 12
6:30-8:30 p.m.
RSVP requested


Thurs., March 15
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together
Support Group



 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

*Click on above
 links for details

Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness

The U.S. Surgeon General reported years ago that the likelihood of violence from people with mental illness is low. Later studies consistently have found that to be the case.

*Recent studies also have reemphasized the fact: Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness

*News Stories Often Link Violence With Mental Health Illness, Even Though People With Mental Health Illness Are Rarely Violent. Click on link.


NAMI has posted what they feel might be helpful resources  -
particularly in discussions with children and youth.