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Month: July 2016

White House Launches Data-Driven Justice Initiative

By webmaster / July 18, 2016 / Comments Off on White House Launches Data-Driven Justice Initiative

The Obama Administration has launched the Data-Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ) with a bipartisan coalition of 67 city, county, and state governments who have committed to using data-driven strategies to divert low-level … Read more

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Act Now! Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680)

By webmaster / July 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Act Now! Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680)

H.R. 2646, The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, passed the House of Representatives on July 6th. Though this was a step in the right direction, a wide swath … Read more

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Chamique Holdsclaw, 2016 NAMIWalks Georgia Honorary Chair

By webmaster / July 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Chamique Holdsclaw, 2016 NAMIWalks Georgia Honorary Chair

NAMI Georgia is proud to announce our 2016 NAMIWalks Georgia Honorary Chairperson, Chamique Holdsclaw, WNBA star and mental health hero! Chamique’s courageous story led her through both struggle and victory. After … Read more

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AKA Welcomes Executive Director

By webmaster / July 17, 2016 / Comments Off on AKA Welcomes Executive Director

Kim Jones, NAMI Georgia Executive Director, was met by the AKA welcoming committee at the Atlanta airport upon returning from ‪‎NAMICon16‬ in Denver, Colorado. NAMI Georgia loves our ‪#‎AKA1908‬ ladies. We congratulate them on … Read more

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NAMIWalkers Unite

By webmaster / July 16, 2016 / Comments Off on NAMIWalkers Unite

NAMIWalkers from Gwinnett, Henry, Columbus, Lake Oconee and Atlanta met this past weekend in preparation for #NAMIWalksGA 2016! If you are interested in joining us, please visit www.namiwalks.org/georgia. Less than … Read more

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