NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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ADVOCACY:


Would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
If so, contact our office at 845-956-6264
or email info@namiorangeny.org

to learn about the application process



Upcoming Events/Outreaches



*When registering, please indicate which course, meeting or support group you are requesting



Zoom
NAMI Orange 
Education Mtg.
Click here

Mon., April 12,
7 pm

Topic: Seeking Self-Help Safely
(avoiding scams) and also handling the grief of losing a loved one

We welcome our very special guest speaker Ginnie Brown who lost her daughter 11 years ago when she attended a retreat in Arizona and died in a sweat lodge



To celebrate May Mental Health Awareness Month:

"Extra Innings"
2 hour movie
through Zoom
with Q&A

Click here
to view details





UPCOMING COURSES:

 



Zoom
NAMI Family & Friends

Sat., May 22,
4-6 pm

Click above for details


Zoom NAMI 
Family-to-Family

Sat., Sept 11-Oct. 30
8 consecutive Saturdays
10 am-1 pm

 




On-going  Support Groups:


NAMI Connection
Offered online through
NAMI Orange  1st & 3rd Thursdays 
7-8:30 pm

Email to register at 
info@namiorangeny.org

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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NAMI
 FAMILY 

SUPPORT
GROUP
(Virtual)

presented by NAMI Orange
Click here for details

1st & 3rd Mondays
6:30-8 pm

Register by  emailing 
info@namiorangeny.org

o
r call our office
845-956-6264

with name, phone # and email




NAMI National Conference

June 30-July 3, 2021





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

Click above link for possible ETS ZOOM presentations


-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.


 

Membership/Donations


 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.  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 at the time of a dues payment, will be equally distributed between NAMI, NAMI-NYS and NAMI Orange (1/3, 1/3, 1/3).  Donations made to NAMI (not accompanying a dues payment) stay exclusively with NAMI, the national organization.

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

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