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Month: September 2016

Georgia Mental Health Heroes – Volunteer Spotlight

By webmaster / September 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Georgia Mental Health Heroes – Volunteer Spotlight

Vanessa Smith NAMI Georgia Volunteer “Volunteering at the NAMI office has been a rewarding experience for me. It is so freeing being in a #stigmafree environment. The staff has been … Read more

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‘NAMI on Campus’ Presentation at Georgia Suicide Prevention College and University Conference

By webmaster / September 22, 2016 / Comments Off on ‘NAMI on Campus’ Presentation at Georgia Suicide Prevention College and University Conference

NAMI Georgia ED, Kim H. Jones, recently spoke at the 6th Georgia Suicide Prevention College & University Conference. The event was hosted by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental … Read more

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Don Dervan – In Memoriam

By webmaster / September 13, 2016 / Comments Off on Don Dervan – In Memoriam

Please join NAMI Georgia in mourning the loss of Mr. Don Dervan, who passed away on Thursday, September 8. Don served as a CIT Advocate Coordinator for the Metro Atlanta … Read more

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Governor Deal Recognizes NAMI Georgia and Announces Enhancement and Expansion of Georgia CIT

By webmaster / September 10, 2016 / Comments Off on Governor Deal Recognizes NAMI Georgia and Announces Enhancement and Expansion of Georgia CIT

In a public event on Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal recognized NAMI Georgia and Georgia CIT  and announced a law enforcement reform package that includes a multi-phase overhaul of officer training and … Read more

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Speak Out: Drug Utilization Review Board Meeting on Vraylar (Cariprazine)

By webmaster / September 9, 2016 / Comments Off on Speak Out: Drug Utilization Review Board Meeting on Vraylar (Cariprazine)

There is an upcoming Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) meeting to discuss the mental health drug Vraylar (generic Cariprazine).  We would like our members to participate by sharing their experience with the medication. … Read more

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