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Congratulations to Our New Program Leaders

May 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce our newly trained NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenters! Thank you to our state trainers, Kay DeMott & Venessa Abram. John Palomino Ronnie Hunter Howard Ferguson Catrina Wilson James Schippers Latoya Redmond Jade Royale Kevin Codon Marissa Taylor Brittany Barrett Congratulations to our newly trained NAMI Ending the Silence Presenters! more »

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Support Mental Health Care!

You – yes, YOU! – have the power to influence policymakers. #Act4MentalHealth during #MentalHealthMonth and sign NAMI’s petition to make a difference in the lives of people with mental health conditions and their families: click here!

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Become a Georgia Mental Health Champion: GO GREEN in May!

Show your support during Mental Health Awareness Month: Join NAMIWalks and register as a walker for one of our three Walks this fall! Follow this link to get started – www.namiwalks.org. We want to see how many teams launch in May! We are encouraging corporations to partner with NAMI Georgia and become Stigmafree Companies! Through this initiative, we want to challenge, more »

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NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers: 6th Edition Coming Soon

May 17, 2019

The 6th  edition of NAMI Family-to-Family (F2F) will be released after July of 2019 It will include updated research, slide decks, more interaction, and more activities; and will fully-incorporate the videos released in May of 2018 The course will be 8 sessions long (matches the length of NAMI Peer-to-Peer) Content is being combined or spread more »

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Good news for central Georgia moms: more mental health resources are coming your way

May 16, 2019

BY SAMANTHA MAX MAY 01, 2019 06:00 AM, UPDATED MAY 01, 2019 01:45 PM The Telegraph https://www.macon.com/news/local/article229727064.html When Britney Asbell was first diagnosed with postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of her second child, she felt isolated and misunderstood. Asbell couldn’t find a single therapist or psychiatrist near her home in Kathleen who specialized in maternal mental more »

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Youth suicides remain high in Georgia

AJC Continuing Coverage May 07, 2019 By Joshua Sharpe https://www.ajc.com/news/roadblocks-persist-fight-stop-youth-suicides-georgia/qjopCTlVg09naJy3cRf7nM/ Powered by over-sweetened coffee and fear of the next case, Trebor Randle traversed Georgia in 2018 to deliver a message: youth suicides can be prevented. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agent built partnerships with other agencies, helped organize community meetings, pushed ad campaigns and trained school more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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Colorful Minds: Paint for Mental Health!

May 10, 2019

Paint with NAMI, build awareness, and end stigma. Make the choice to paint with us and have some fun with your friends in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month. You can paint with a group or on your own, but the important thing is that you join us for all the fun, while supporting a more »

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