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In The News: NAMI Georgia

April 10, 2018

NAMI Georgia is grateful for our partners, who are supporting people in recovery, their families, and Georgia communities, with their generous donations.

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    One of our dear  NAMI Georgia members is searching for her son David, who has been missing since March 8. She is seeking the service of a private investigator. If you know of someone, or have seen David, please contact Neill Blake, nhblake@gmail.com, 770-757-0151.

    Please print this bulletin and share with others:

    David Blake-Missing Person Bulletin 

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    NAMI Georgia and 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 and Read More

    Find out about the benefits of the clubhouse model for individuals and communities. The Clubhouse Forum at the NAMI Georgia Annual Conference, hosted by the Georgia Clubhouse Coalition, will feature Jack Yatsko, COO of Clubhouse International, and representatives from three successful Clubhouses.

    All conference attendees are welcome to attend. In addition, there will be a ‘Clubhouse Forum Only‘ registration for those who wish to attend the Clubhouse Forum without registering for the NAMI Georgia Conference.

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    We’ve lined up great speakers, forums, and special events for the 2018 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference, on April 20-21, 2018, including Children’s Interactive Workshops, a Clubhouse Forum, and a forum featuring Georgia gubernatorial candidates. Find out more.

    2018 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference Program

    April 20-21, 2018 Mercer University-Atlanta Campus AACC building (Atlanta Administration and Conference Center) 2930 Flowers Road South Atlanta, GA  30341

    From 285 East (towards Augusta): 1. Exit on to LaVista Road (Exit 37) 2. Turn left at top of the Read More

    This Thursday, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.J. Res 2, an amendment to the US Constitution that would require Congress to balance expenditures with revenues each year. If enacted, the “Balanced Budget” amendment (BBA) would likely force massive spending cuts to critical government programs, including mental health and addiction programs.

    A Balanced Budget amendment would require Congress to approve a balanced budget every year. In the event of an economic downturn, safety net programs like Medicaid, Social Read More

    NAMI Georgia’s Annual Conference will be held April 20-21 at Mercer University in Atlanta. This conference will have multiple sessions, workshops, and speakers giving educational presentations on various topics surrounding mental health. This year, we will incorporate “Children’s Day”, which will involve interactive educational learning models (i.e. art therapy, dance, yoga, pets, music, etc.) catered towards children ages 3 – 13 accompanied by their parents. Please find the flyer attached with additional information on Children’s Day.

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