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July 13, 2017

Please join us on Friday, August 18 from 11:30am – 1:00pm for our NAMIWalks Georgia Kick-off Event. To RSVP, please contact Rachel Barber at namiwalks@namiga.org or 770-234-0856.

This is a free, fun event for all supporters to come together and officially “kick-off” this Read More

    See the video here!

    To register or donate to NAMIWalks Georgia, visit www.namiwalks.org/georgia

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    July 12th 2017 – NAMI DeKalb held their fourth Mental Health and Faith Seminar
    at St John Apostolic Holiness Church in Tucker in honor of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Pastor Wanda Cail brought together a diverse group of 25 African American pastors to discuss mental health issues and how to create welcoming and affirming congregations. Information about mental health was presented along with moving personal testimonies given by Alisa Porter, NAMI DeKalb Program Director and person with Read More

    Register now for Mind, Body and Soul, a multicultural perspective, wellness conference featuring workshops, referrals, consultations and community resources! NAMI Rome is a co-sponsor of this event. Topics include: peer/family support, laughter yoga, spirituality and mental health and grief/loss. Door prize giveaways. Lunch provided. For more information or to register call (706) 512-5552 or email aliberatedmindalliance@gmail.com

    Mind, Body and Soul Minority Wellness Conference Saturday, July 22, 2017 Russell Family Life Center 935 Spider Webb Dr, Rome, GA 30161

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    Over 30 NAMI Members from Georgia attended the 2017 NAMI National Convention last week in Washington, DC. Affiliates represented were NAMI Cobb, NAMI Moultrie, NAMI Northside Atlanta, NAMI Gwinnett, NAMI Savannah, NAMI FDL, NAMI Albany, NAMI Hall, NAMI Rome, and NAMI DeKalb. On Thursday, June 29, it was NAMI Hill Day, where 1,000 NAMI Members visited Capitol Hill and met with legislators. The message was very clear, “We need more mental health care, not less. Oppose any health reform Read More

    ALBANY, GA (WALB) – “Local representatives are joining together to honor National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

    The month is recognized in July.

    On Monday, July 3, 2017, the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), Alpha Kappa Alpha, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, and Jack and Jill of America met to announce their partnership as they work together to raise awareness for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

    According to NAMI, African Americans and Hispanic Americans used mental health services at half the rate Read More

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