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.



Thurs., Oct. 19
MHA Family & Friends Together
Support Group

7 p.m.



Wed., Oct. 25
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Please RSVP


Thurs., Nov. 2
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)

no fee
no registration



Nov. 10-12, 2017
NAMI-NYS 2017 Education Conference



Mon., Nov. 13
NAMI Orange Education Mtg.
6:30-8:30 p.m.

RSVP Requested


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)


Ribbon Campaign

Ribbon Campaign

NAMI Orange Board

NAMI Orange Board of Directors kicking off Ribbon Campaign in Goshen

NAMI Orange Ribbon campaign in goshen

NAMI Orange Board of Directors with Goshen Town Supervisor Doug Bloomfield and Gosen Village Mayor Kyle Roddey


*Excerpts from naminys.org

Letting People Know They Are Not Alone

About 20% of New Yorkers will be diagnosed with a mental illness and 100% of the population will experience mental health issues  at different points in their lives. Mental health issues don’t just impact the individual, they affect the whole family.

Though everyone will face mental health challenges, too many of us are still reluctant to discuss these challenges and seek help.The NAMI-NYS Ribbon Campaign takes mental health out of the shadows to let people know that NAMI is a place to find help and find hope for both individuals and families.

Starting Critical Conversations

 Having the ribbons displayed in businesses and on streets, public parks and places where people go every day demonstrates that mental health issues impact everyone and is a part everyday life. This increased awareness reduces the isolation that many people feel when faced with mental health challenges.

Forming Partnerships to Raise Awareness and End Stigma

It takes a community to help raise mental health awareness and demonstrate acceptance and understanding. The NAMI-NYS Ribbon Campaign allows NAMI-NYS and our local affiliates to partner with the local governments, police and fire departments, businesses, colleges, universities, middle schools and high schools to let our neighbors know they are not alone and we are here to support each other.

Ribbon Campaign