NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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      *Contact us if you wish to be added to our email database to receive meeting announcements


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

 

Membership/Donations


MEMBERSHIP:

For Your Awareness:  As of February 19, NAMI (the national organization) transitioned over to a new software program for processing memberships and listing our NAMI Orange programs and, unfortunately, things did not go as smoothly as hoped.

We ask for your patience while they diligently work to get everything operational again. 

For a list of our upcoming programs/courses view the sidebar or click on Meetings/Support Groups on this website.

 Annual Membership: Join/Rejoin the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Click on above link to print dues form

3 types of NAMI memberships with the same benefits:

  • Individual $40 Regular membership fee, or
  • Household $60 membership applies to everyone living in a single household, or
  • *Open Door $5 fee is exclusively based on financial need, but please note that students automatically qualify for the Open Door membership)

    All categories described above include membership in all 3 levels of NAMI:
         - NAMI Orange County, NY (local affiliate)
         - NAMI-NYS (State level) and
         - NAMI (National level) 
    If you have any questions, call 845-956-6264 or
    email:  namiorangeny@warwick.net.

    New members may join now with the understanding that the membership will extend for exactly one year from the processing date.  Members who renew will always have their membership extend exactly one year beyond their current expiration date.

Member benefits include NAMI's flagship magazine, the Advocate, as well as NAMI's monthly e-newsletter NAMI Now; eNews, CIT in Action, and Statehouse Spotlight if you subscribe at: www.nami.org.  NAMI conferences will be at a discounted rate.  Members-only information on NAMI's web site will be available to you. Monthly NAMI Orange meetings with guest speakers as well as email announcements pertaining to advocacy, education, self-help groups, federal and NYS legislative issues, etc.

Members/non-members are encouraged to view our web site at namiorangeny.org for resources and local supports.

    
Members may join or rejoin all 3 levels with a credit card online
through the NAMI web site at http://www.nami.org 

or, if you prefer,
you may send a check made out to NAMI Orange with this form to:
NAMI Orange
P.O. Box 637
Middletown, NY 10940

 For voting purposes, each membership (including Household) will be counted as one (1) membership.



DONATIONS:

If you would like to make a donation to us (we are the Orange County, NY Affiliate of NAMI), please make check payable to NAMI Orange and mail it to us at:
NAMI Orange, PO Box 637, Middletown, NY 10940

For Your Awareness:

A donation that is made directly to NAMI Orange is allowed to stay 100% with us (the local affiliate). However, a donation that is made to NAMI, the national organization, will be equally distributed between NAMI, NAMI-NYS and NAMI Orange (1/3, 1/3, 1/3). 

Donations that are made to NYS NAMIWalks are distributed 50% to the State NAMI organization and 50% to NAMI Orange.