NAMI Georgia and its affiliates are hosting a variety of upcoming classes. See below for information on upcoming NAMI Basics, Peer to Peer, Family to Family, Ending the Silence, Homefront, NAMI Smarts, Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases, and Georgia Youth In Crisis programs.Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases
Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases is designed for first responders, clergy, hospital personnel, security officers, and others who wish to learn about mental health Read More
Information of interest to NAMI affiliate leaders was discussed in the latest affiliate development conference call on August 4th. Attachments referred to in the notes are located at the bottom of the page.
AFFILIATE LEADER “TO DO” LIST 9:00 AMLeadership Update – If you have not already, please send your current leadership list, including your CIT contact, to Bonnie (firstname.lastname@example.org), including all email addresses and phone numbers by Friday 8/10. Please also add/ update leadership in 360. (The recipient list Read More
Rome News Tribune Article: County ‘stepping up’ on mental health to break revolving door of incarceration
July 28, 2018, Rome News Tribune, Diane Wagner: Jails across the state, including in Floyd County, are struggling to deal with an increasing number of inmates with mental health and addictive disorders.
And it’s a revolving door, according to Bonnie Moore, president of NAMI Rome.
“There’s not housing when they get out, there’s not medication, there’s not follow-up,” Moore told County Commissioners during a caucus discussion last week. “They end up back in the system, and who’s paying for that? We as Read More
Walk with NAMI, build mental health awareness, and end stigma!
This 2018 Kick-off Event is a free luncheon for anyone who wants to learn more about our 1st Annual NAMIWalks North Georgia – 5K Walk for Mental Health hosted by NAMI Forsyth, Dawson, Lumpkin, NAMI Hall County, and NAMI Union County. Cindy Levi, CEO, Avita Community Partners will serve as this year’s honorary chair. Attendees will learn about the walk event and the many opportunities to participate, have fun, and give back! All Read More
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental health conditions. Participants will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators with lived experience.
Kent Todd, NAMI Moultrie Nelva Kay Smith, NAMI Cobb William Carroll, NAMI Northside Atlanta James Chafin, NAMI DeKalb Kelly Jones, NAMI Moultrie Arvin Addison, NAMI Cobb Rorie Real, NAMI DeKalb Nancy Weiler, NAMI Columbus Allen Spetnagel, NAMI Cobb Cam Still, NAMI Cobb Ted Stoltman, NAMI Moultrie Meghan Chatfield, NAMI Columbus Samantha Read More
Sat, July 28-Panel Discussion, ‘Making the Invisible Visible: Debunking Mental Health Myths in the Black Community’
In observance of Minority Mental Health Month. Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The PEARL Foundation and The National Alliance on Mental Illness invite all to a community panel discussion on mental health challenges currently affecting the black community. The discussion will be led by experts in the field.
On July 21, 2018 from 4 PM to 8 PM our NAMI in Henry County will be hosting a Family and Friends Picnic for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Come and join us for a summer celebration to recognize and increase mental health awareness. There will be Food, Music and Guest Speakers and is free and open to the public. All are welcome!Read More