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In The News: NAMI Georgia

June 14, 2017

NAMI Georgia is hiring for a Program Manager position.

This position requires previous experience in grant management from start to end. The program manager is responsible for managing the requirements for each grant. In addition, duties will include overseeing general office staff and office operations & procedures.

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NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of American affected by mental illness.  NAMI Georgia’s mission is to promote recovery and optimize Read More

    The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN) will hold its 26th Annual Summer Conference at St. Simon’s Island, Epworth by the Sea. Registration must be received by August 1, 2017.  Register now.

    The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is a non-profit corporation founded in 1991 by consumers of state services for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases.  Their mission is “to promote recovery through advocacy, education, employment, Read More

    Haven House Counseling Center, under the auspices of the House of Hope (Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Pastor), in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Shanti Das, Founder, Silence the Shame, and First Christian Church of Atlanta will hold the 2017 Mental Health Conference: VOICES OF HOPE—Speaking Out About Mental Health in the Church and Community.

    Join in bringing mental illness out of the shadows of shame. Various mental health issues and strategies to effectively manage symptoms will be discussed. The conference includes Read More

    With police violence—and public scrutiny—on the rise, cities turn to mindfulness to help officers deal with the stress of the job.

    You guys ready for a technique?” the trainer asks. “Everybody, sit up straight. Uncross your legs. Just look straight ahead.”

    Eric White gathers his 6-foot-8 frame and straightens his back in the conference-room chair. Instead of his usual police uniform, he wears a blue polo shirt and jeans. The trainer, Don Chartrand, is visiting Emeryville, California, to Read More

    Click here to go to the NAMI Advocacy Forum and Take Action

    Last Thursday, the Senate released a draft of its health care bill to gut Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Despite earlier claims that the Senate would create a more “generous” bill, their proposal goes even further to destroy Medicaid and Medicaid expansion. The bill is likely to be amended and scheduled for a vote within the next week.

    The Senate bill, entitled the Read More

    As I’ve been thinking about the upcoming NAMI National Convention, I wanted to share some reflections with all of you on advocacy—recognizing that not everyone will be able to attend at the end of June. Advocacy has always been at the core of NAMI’s mission. It was a passion of NAMI’s founders and remains so today. Why? Because advocacy is one of the best ways we can address the systematic injustices and disparities that people with Read More

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