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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.

Who We Are:

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

    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

    Walk with NAMI Georgia, build awareness and start making waves for mental health. This Kick-off Event is a free luncheon to anyone who wants to create and/or walk with a NAMIWalks Georgia (Atlanta) fundraising team! Attendees will learn about the October 7th event and many opportunities to participate, have fun and give back.

    Location coming soon! For more details and/or to RSVP, please email Rachel Barber, Walk Manager at namiwalks@namiga.org today. Sponsors, team captains, Read More

    For over 20 years, Pat Strode has served in many roles with NAMI Georgia, most recently as the Georgia CIT Program Administrator. Pat has worked tirelessly coordinating the 40-hour mental health training for law enforcement across the state. Pat was selected to receive the Hall of Fame Award at the 2017 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference & Meeting in April. The latest budget proposed and approved by Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Legislature included a large training expansion Read More

    Volunteering with NAMI Georgia is fun and rewarding. You will give to your community, make friends, and feel good about yourself. We are offering volunteer orientation sessions throughout the summer. Email volunteer@namiga.org to register.

    Volunteer Orientation Schedule

    June 2, 10:30am-12pm NAMI Georgia Office 4120 Presidential Pkwy, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30340

    June 7, 10:30am-12pm Project Direct Office 670 Memorial Dr SE, Suite A Atlanta, GA  30312

    June 24, 10:30am-12pm NAMI Georgia Office 4120 Presidential Pkwy, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30340

    June 27, 10:30am-12pm NAMI Georgia Office 4120 Presidential Pkwy, Read More

    First Responders, Clergy, Hospital Personnel, Security Officers, and other Community Partners are invited to attend an Introduction to Behavioral Health 16-hour training program. Class instruction will include:

      Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases   Mental Health Law   Overview of Community Resources   Living in Recovery – An inside look at Recovery with Mental Illness   Family Perspective   Suicide Risk Assessment (QPR-Training)   Assisting Veterans In Crisis   An Introduction to the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program   Principles of De-Escalation   First Responder Self-Care   Practical Exercises

    Those Read More

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