NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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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 4-June 15 
(6 Saturdays-
no class on May 11)

9:30-3:30 p.m.

Call  845-956-6264 to register, class size is limited




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., April 18
7 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Together


Wed., April 24
6:30 p.m.
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

Please RSVP
Peggy 342-2400
Ext. 1238


Starting Sat., May 4
Family to Family Course

(see details above)



Mon., May 6, 7 p.m.

NAMI FaithNet
St. Anastasia Faith Formation Building
21 North Main St.
Harriman, NY


TUESDAY, May 7
6:30 p.m.
Please note:
new time and day
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)
no fee
no registration


NAMI Education Meeting
May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Peer & Family Members Panel Discussion: Shining the Light on Mental Health by Sharing Their Personal Experiences

RSVP 956-6264 or
 namiorangeny@warwick.net


Wed., May 15, 7 p.m

NAMI FaithNet
St. Paul Lutheran Church
21 Still Road 
Monroe, NY



Mon., May 20
7 p.m. p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
ORMC, Middletown
no fee
no registration




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

2017 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