NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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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

Fundraiser at Nicole's House of Beauty in Warwick
Sunday, Sept. 1 
but make appointment now!



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




UPCOMING COURSES:

Family
to
Family

Sundays (11 weeks):
Sept. 8-Nov. 17
2:30-5 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church in Goshen
Pre-register by calling Dhanu at 845-294-2749 or
office: 845-956-6264 
Course is closed out, but could be placed on list in case of cancellations, 

OR

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Another course will take place 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


There are no Education meetings in  August



Wed., Aug. 28

6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


Tues., Sept. 3,
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Family Support Group
First Presbyterian Church in Goshen

 


Mon, Sept. 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.
NAMI Orange Education Meeting
Topics: Special Needs Trust,
Health Care Proxies,
Power of Attorney,
Guardianship

RSVP Requested


Mon., Sept. 16
7 p.m. p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown

no fee
no registration


Thurs., Sept. 19
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together




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

May was Mental Health Awareness Month

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Excerpt from NAMI.org:

Throughout May, NAMI observes Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental illness. 

Why Care?
The WhyCare? campaign is an opportunity to share the importance of mental health treatment, support and services to the millions of people, families, caregivers and loved ones affected by mental illness and a challenge to address broken systems and attitudes that present barriers to treatment and recovery.

Care has the power to make a life-changing impact on those affected by mental health conditions. Through our own words and actions, we can shift the social and systemic barriers that prevent people from building better lives.

WhyCare?
Care is a simple 4-letter word, but a powerful way to change lives for people affected by mental illness.
It’s an action. It’s a feeling. It’s a gift we give to ourselves and to each other. People feel loved when someone cares. People feel heard when someone cares. People recover when someone cares. Society changes when people care. Entire systems change when people care. For more than 40 years, NAMI has been a beacon of help and hope by providing the support, education and advocacy to ensure that all people affected by mental health conditions get the care they need and deserve. 

Join the conversation at: 

nami.org

facebook.com/nami

instagram.com/namicommunicate

twitter.com/namicommunicate #NAMICares #WhyCare


Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI and the rest of the country are bringing awareness to mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care.

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