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September 21, 2017

Atlanta, Georgia (September 20, 2017) – NAMI Georgia’s heart goes out to the family of Scout Schultz, to their friends and to the Georgia Tech and the LGBTQ Community.  We are saddened by yet another tragic loss of life of a person affected by mental illness that could have potentially been avoided.

NAMI Georgia wants to offer support to Scout’s loved ones, friends and the Georgia Tech community in the form of the NAMI on Campus Program, education programs and presentations Read More

    Register Or Donate To NAMIWalks Georgia Now!

    NAMIWalks is a nationwide fundraising and mental health awareness program held in communities across the country. Georgia hosts three annual NAMIWalks events.

     Sharing the NAMIWalks fundraising challenge with friends is exciting and meaningful – we welcome you to join in the fun as Georgia walks for mental health!

    NAMIWalks Georgia Saturday, October 7, 2017 Grant Park, Atlanta

    Do you have questions? Email Walk Manager Rachel Barber at namiwalks@namiga.org

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    It’s way too close.  As early as Wednesday, the Graham-Cassidy bill (also referred to as Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill) is expected to come up for a voteand the vote will be close.

    If this bill passes, children and adults with mental illness will get fewer services—and millions will lose their coverage altogether. We need more mental health care, not less, but the Graham-Cassidy bill will move us in the wrong direction.

    It will take 3 NO votes from Republican senators (all Democratic and Independent senators Read More

    NAMI Georgia Fall Leadership Training

    Saturday, September 23, 9am-4pm

    4120 Presidential Parkway, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30340

    NAMI Georgia is thrilled to announce our 2017 Fall Leadership Training.  The event is designed for Affiliate Leaders, Program Leaders, and potential Affiliate Leaders and is intended to support you in developing and growing your affiliate.

    Note: Event has been consolidated to one day. If you have scheduled lodging and have trouble cancelling a hotel reservation, please contact NAMI Georgia Program Read More

    A suicide attempt survivor is on a mission to find fellow survivors and document their stories of unguarded courage, insight and humor. What she discovers is a national community rising to transform personal struggles into action.

    From the creative team behind the award-winning Of Two Minds, comes a new film that tackles one of the most unfathomable and cloistered issues of our time… Suicide. This film documents the first-person perspectives of a number of survivors in order to understand the Read More

    Join NAMI Cobb and Alph Kappa Alpha, Rho Zeta Omega chapter, for a special forum bringing together personal voices and insights on suicide and suicide prevention, followed by a candlelight walk to the square for remembrance and reflection. Suicide Prevention Forum Thursday, September 21, 2017 7pm-9:30pm City of Marietta Council Chambers 205 Lawrence St Marietta, GA 30060 Candlelight vigil will follow in neighboring Glover Park | Marietta Square

    Free parking will be available in Haynes Street Lot across from City of Marietta Read More

     

    Atlanta Public Schools, NAMI Atlanta/Auburn, NAMI Northside Atlanta and Local Behavioral Health Professionals present NAMI Georgia Youth in Crisis classes.

    NAMI Georgia Youth in Crisis is a training program developed for law enforcement, educators, mental health providers, counselors, faith leaders, and other community members who touch the lives of youth. The training was developed to provide information to trusted adults helping them identify youth in crisis. Class participants will gain knowledge of effective tools enabling them to assist and support youth Read More

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