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February Affiliate Development Call

January 18, 2019

***February Affiliate Development Call*** All current affiliate leaders are encouraged to participate in our monthly affiliate development conference call! Questions Email affiliate@namgia.org. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 9AM – 10AM Call-In Number: 1-712-432-1549 Call-In Code:  5 4 6 5 #

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Congratulations to Our New Family to Family Teachers!

NAMI Georgia is proud to announce our newest NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers. Affiliates represented were NAMI Hall, NAMI Augusta, NAMI DeKalb, NAMI Albany, NAMI Cobb, NAMI Columbus, and NAMI Northside. Thank you for your leadership and service! We are also thrilled to share that our very own Programs Coordinator, Jennifer Ayers-Moore won the “nailed it” award and more »

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NAMI Member Spotlight: Ashley Smith

In Her Own Ink by Ashley Smith In 2007, NAMI member Ashley Smith was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Ashley was a junior at a four-year liberal arts university in Atlanta when suddenly her undiagnosed mental illness crushed her dreams, but ultimately, not her spirit. Within a year of recovery, Ashley started blogging about her condition anonymously more »

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NAMI Advocacy at Work

Kim Jones, NAMI Georgia executive director joined other NAMI leaders this week at the national office to talk about advocating on criminal justice issues! NAMI Georgia was thrilled to attend yesterday’s “Health Care Unscrambled” event, hosted by Georgians For a Healthy Future. It was a great gathering of advocates from across the state discussing the more »

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Affiliate Spotlight-NAMI Albany

A presence in Albany since 1987, NAMI Albany, GA provides support, education and advocacy for and with individuals and families whose lives are touched by mental illness. NAMI Albany has a large (60) and diverse membership, with a team of 17 members trained in NAMI programs providing leadership for the affiliate. Over the last year  more »

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Training The Community To Recognize And Respond To Crises

January 17, 2019

By John Giampaolo | Dec. 20, 2018 As a child, I watched my brother struggle for years. Mental health simply wasn’t a topic discussed much in the 1970s and 1980s, and my parents had few resources to turn to for help. I was 21 years old when my brother took his life; I understand firsthand what families go more »

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How My Depression Made Me A Better State Representative

By Michael Schlossberg | Dec. 17, 2018 When I first told the world I suffered from a major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, I miscalculated. I was angry at the time, and I didn’t realize it would actually have a positive impact on me and the people I represent. I’m a full-time elected official. I have the more »

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Suicides underline calls for more mental health services at Tech

January 14, 2019

By Eric StirgusMichelle Williamson remembers her first trip to Georgia Tech in 2015 to get help for her son, a charismatic young man who suddenly shared disturbing tales that sounded like paranoia. He thought classmates were purposely giving him wrong answers in study groups. He believed people were videotaping his every move. He suspected his more »

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Jun 19-22: NAMI 2019 National Convention

January 4, 2019

Registration is NOW OPEN for the for NAMI 2019 National Convention in Seattle, June 19-22, 2019. Don’t miss special programming devoted to NAMI Leaders on Wednesday, June 19! Learn more below, and register today to take advantage of the reduced Early-Bird Rate of $195 for NAMI Members. DON’T FORGET! Have YOU submitted your workshop proposals? The more »

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