In a public event on Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal recognized NAMI Georgia and Georgia CIT and announced a law enforcement reform package that includes a multi-phase overhaul of officer training and certification courses. Section 2 of the reform package includes enhanced resources for Georgia CIT and a provision that will increase availability of the training to law enforcement officers. Excerpts from the announcement:
“We ask our law enforcement personnel of all levels and ranks to do a very difficult job, one that requires Read More
Vanessa Smith – NAMI Georgia Volunteer
“Volunteering at the NAMI office has been a rewarding experience for me. It is so freeing being in an #stigmafree environment. The staff has been so kind and I love that I’ve been able to be a small part in educating the world around us about mental illness. ”
“I can’t tell you how excited I am to have found the NAMI Georgia office! Every time I enter the office Read More
NAMI Georgia ED, Kim H. Jones, recently spoke at the 6th Georgia Suicide Prevention College & University Conference. The event was hosted by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Kim presented on one of NAMI’s signature programs, NAMI on Campus.