Over 1,000 Georgians lead by 112 Team Captains raised a total of $153,152 following the Walk this past Saturday!
We are blown away by these amazing results – thank you to every walker, team captain, sponsor, volunteer and affiliate!
With this demonstrated level of commitment and support, we know we can make it to our goal of $175,000 in the next 60 days! We are so close!
Let’s break it down …
If every Walk Team raises an additional $200 or every registered Walker Read More
MEMO FROM NAMI REGARDING S. 2680,
the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016.
Mary Giliberti, along with other leaders of mental health organizations, met with Senate Leadership to advocate for passage of mental health reform. During the meetings, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s staff said that Leader McConnell wants to pass a mental health bill before the election. You can read more background here. What does this mean?
The talk is encouraging, but no Senate vote has been scheduled. Mental health reform could
Please take 2 minutes to be a Mental Health Hero for our veterans!
Since 2013, the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) has effectively used peer support services to enhance care delivered to veterans in behavioral health settings. PEER Act (S. 2210)
expands use of peer support services to VA primary care facilities and centers. They are currently only being used in VA counseling centers and mental health programs. More immediate access to peer specialists could increase veteran engagement in their care, and
Please join NAMI Georgia as we recognize, highlight and thank our Public Safety Officers during Public Safety Appreciation Week.
To learn about the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program, where NAMI Georgia works alongside law enforcement to train officers to safely respond to persons in behavioral health crisis, please visit here.