NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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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


EDUCATION MEETINGS:

Virtual NAMI Orange Education Meeting

Mon., Oct 5
7-8:30 pm

featuring:
Armonia Band

"Music is Therapy"

Click above for details



ZOOM WEBINARS:

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

Register for any or all of 4 webinars held everyThursday in October at 7 pm

View the details of each webinar regarding mental health issues, substance use, suicide 




UPCOMING COURSES:




NAMI Basics
Virtual Course

6 Sundays, starting Oct. 11, 1:30-4 pm

Register now

Click here for details



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 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
7-8 pm

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

with name, address, 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
Thurs., 3-4 pm
845-359-8784




Virtual
NAMI-NYS Education Conference

Oct. 23 & 24




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.


WARMING STATIONS

Temple Sinai of Middletown 
75 Highland Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940

will be the temporary home of the Greater Middletown Interfaith Council Warming Station from November 2020 through April 2021.

The Warming Station is open from 9 p.m.-7 a.m. seven nights a week and will be in Temple Sinai’s basement, which has its own entrance and bathrooms and can accommodate 30 guests on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Warming Station had been hosted by St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for nine years, but St. Paul’s is unable to provide the appropriate space due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s social-distancing requirements. The Warming Station is scheduled to return to St. Paul’s in 2021-2022.

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More Warming Stations will be posted as information becomes available.