NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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                                                 Telephone:  845-956-NAMI (6264)                                                                               Toll-free:   1-866-906-NAMI (6264)
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ADVOCACY:

Not losing MH beds to Coronavirus


Would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
If so, contact our office at 845-956-6264
or email namiorangeny@warwick.net
to learn about the application process



Upcoming Events/Outreaches



ZOOM WEBINAR:

Join "Team Up for Hope", NAMI Orange & NAMI Sussex

Register for the Webinar held October 29 at 7 pm

View the details regarding mental health issues, substance use, suicide 



 NAMI Orange Virtual Education Meeting

*Open to the Public

Monday, November 9
7-8 pm

Darcie Miller:

Impact of Corpnavirus on Mental Health & Substance Use Challenges

Click above for details




UPCOMING COURSES:


Virtual NAMI Family & Friends
Tues, Nov. 17
7-8:30 pm
or
Sat., Nov. 21
10-11:30 am


NAMI Homefront

Register now for
6 virtual classes
in Oct/Nov
Be sure to observe the time zone


Virtual NAMI 
Family-to-Family

Jan. 2-Feb. 20, 10 am-1 pm
8 consecutive Saturdays




On-going  Support Groups:


NAMI Connection*Offered online through
NAMI Orange
starting 1st & 3rd Thursdays in November
Nov. 5 & 19,
7-8:30 pm

Email to register at 
namiorangeny@warwick.net

       

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*Offered online through
NAMI Sullivan Mondays, 7 pm

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*Offered online through
NAMI
capitalregionny

Tuesdays, 5 pm

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*Offered online through NAMI
Mid-Hudson
2nd Friday
of month 
6:30 pm

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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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FAMILY 
SUPPORT
GROUPS
(Virtual)

presented by NAMI Orange
Click here for details

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

Register: Call Dhanu at 845-294-2749, or dhanu72@hotmail.com

with name, phone # and email


For ongoing Family
Support Group Meetings, click here
for Zoom meetings thru NAMI Sullivan
3rd & 4th Tuesdays
6:30-8 p.m.


NAMI Rockland,
click here for support groups including
Family Support
in Spanish
Thursdays: 3-4 pm
845-359-8784
 
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Virtual Support meetings for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults
Thursdays: 6-7 pm

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Virtual Self-Injury Learning Collaborative 
Thursdays: 4 pm
through
Mental Health Empowerment Project




NAMI In Our
Own Voice

CANCELLED  UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE





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


-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.


NAMI Orange is seeking member volunteers
to serve in the following:


  • NAMI Orange Board of Directors
    If you are a current member (or interested in becoming a member), would you be interested in becoming a NAMI Orange board member?
    If so, call 845-956-6264
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net
    to learn about the application process

  • NAMI Orange "Families Helping Families"
    NAMI Orange family members are encouraged to contact us if interested in becoming a hospital volunteer to occasionally be scheduled to sit outside the ORMC Behavioral Unit to provide informational packets and support to families as they visit their loved ones.
    Call 845-956-6264
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

  • NAMI Orange Helpline Telephone Responders
    NAMI Orange members who will have received training volunteer to respond (remotely from their home) to incoming NAMI Orange telephone inquiries. 
    Call 845-956-6264
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

  • Staff an outreach table for an hour or two by distributing  informational pamphlets & brochures to the community. 
    Call 845-956-6264
    or email namiorangeny@warwick.net for the details

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  • NAMI Ending the Silence presenters
    NAMI trainings are being offered for interested NAMI members who have experienced a  mental health condition and who wish to be presenters to their local middle schools and/or high schools after receiving their NAMI training.

  • NAMI Family Support Group facilitators
    for interested NAMI members who have a loved one with a mental health condition and who wish to be facilitators of an on-going Family Support Group (who would meet once a month) in the Newburgh area after receiving their training. 

  • NAMI Connection facilitators
    NAMI trainings are offered for interested NAMI membefrs who have experienced a mental health condition and who wish to be facilitators of an on-going recovery support group. 

  • NAMI Peer to Peer instructors

    is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery.

    Taught by trained leaders with lived experience (2 day training-Call 845-956-6264 to express your interest and to discuss the details of how to register for the training), this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos. However, as with all NAMI programs, it does not include recommendations for treatment approaches.


  • NAMI In Our Own Voice presenters
    Upcoming NAMI trainings are being offered for interested NAMI members who have experienced a  mental health condition and who wish to be presenters to their local groups after receiving their NAMI training. 

Call 845-956-6264 to express your interest and to discuss the details of how to register for the trainings. Click here for descriptions of the above NAMI Courses that NAMI members can offer to their communities after they receive training from NAMI-NYS.



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