NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

                                                          Email:  namiorangeny@warwick.net
                                                      Website:  namiorangeny.org
                                                  Telephone:  845-956-NAMI (6264) 
                                                  Toll-free:   1-866-906-NAMI (6264)

                                               FaceBook:   NAMI Orange County, NY
                                               FaceBook:  NAMI Orange Discussion Group

ADVOCACY


Upcoming Events/Outreaches


See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings by clicking links below:


 
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


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

no fee
no registration


Mon., Dec. 11
No education mtg
in December

(There will be a holiday party for members, their families & invited guests. Emails will be sent with details)


NEW

Mon., Dec. 18
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
at ORMC

Conf. Room #7

No fee,
no registration


 

Thurs., Dec. 21
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together
Support Group


 

Wed., Dec. 27
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP


NAMI Basics
free 6 week course
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now for NAMI Basics in the Spring (since class size is limited)


NAMI
Family-to-Family

free 12 week course
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now for NAMI F2F in the Spring (since class size is limited)



 NAMI Presentations:

  -Ending the Silence

-In Our Own Voice

arranged by request

 

Opioid Overdose Training

No cost, through Orange-Ulster BOCES

Naloxone Kit include In the training

Approved Special Topic Instructor – Naloxone

Division of Criminal Justice

Trainer:  Nancy Laterra-Ferraro, CPNP

845-291-0200 x 10957/845-341-8138 or

nancy.laterra-ferraro@ouboces.org

 

Training Dates/Times - Register for one only!

 Monday, December 4, 2017    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 Saturday, January 13, 2018    10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 Tuesday, January 16, 2018    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 Wednesday, February 7, 2018     3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, February 21, 2018     5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 Saturday, March 10, 2018     10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 Monday. March 19, 2018        9:00 am – 11:00 a.m.

 

Training Location: Orange-Ulster BOCES, Carl Onken Conference Center

53 Gibson Road, Goshen, NY (behind CTEC building)

 

Please register in MyLearningPlan.com to attend. 

To access the catalog in My Learning Plan:

1.       Go to Orange-Ulster BOCES website, www.ouboces.org  Under “Quick Links” on left side, click on "Workshops"

2.       The page opens with the OUBOCES Web Registration catalog.  Scroll down, using the bar on the right side, to view classes offered. 

3.       When you find the date you wish to attend, click on the title, then click on “enroll now.”  If this is your first time in MLP, follow the prompts for “new user” and create an account.  If you are unable to attend, be sure to access your account and drop the class.




NARCAN

NAMI Orange wishes to thank Jeffrey Spitz, LCSW Executive Director of Restorative Management Corp. for presenting our Narcan training to instruct how to recognize the symptoms and signs of an overdose and how to administer a drug used to reverse the effects of opiate overdose to give victims a chance at survival.

Phone: 845-342-5941
FAX: 845-393-8011
Email: Jspitz@rmcnet.cc
Location: 7 Railroad Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Those whose Narcan kits have expired medications or who have had the situation to use the Narcan to prevent an overdose, may get replacement vials of the medication.

PLEASE NOTE: Some of the atomizers given out with the NARCAN kits at the workshop given through NAMI Orange November, 2016 have been recalled (Click here for the Recall Listing).  They do not atomize the antidote properly and the antidote comes out in a stream.  If that is all you have, you are advised to, by all means, use it, but know that it may not be as effective as if it could produce a mist instead of a stream.  Anyone who has an atomizer that is on the recall list can immediately obtain a replacement by contacting Jeffrey Spitz (see above).

If anyone has used Narcan to prevent an overdose, he/she is requested to complete and submit the "New York State Department of Health Opioid Overdose Reporting Form".