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Sat, July 28-Panel Discussion, ‘Making the Invisible Visible: Debunking Mental Health Myths in the Black Community’

July 17, 2018

In observance of Minority Mental Health Month. Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The PEARL Foundation and The National Alliance on Mental Illness invite all to a community panel discussion on mental health challenges currently affecting the black community. The discussion will be led by experts in the field. Please share the more »

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July 21-Join the Henry County Family & Friends Picnic!

July 6, 2018

On July 21, 2018 from 4 PM to 8 PM our NAMI in Henry County will be hosting a Family and Friends Picnic for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Come and join us for a summer celebration to recognize and increase mental health awareness. There will be Food, Music and Guest Speakers and is free more »

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July 26-Panel Discussion: Mental Health Awareness-Challenges and Triumphs

June 29, 2018

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE-ATL) will host their First Annual Hot Topics in Healthcare program with the theme of ‘Mental Health Awareness: Challenges and Triumphs’ July 26, 2018 6:30pm-9pm Registration details to follow This event will feature expert panelists engaging in open discussion surrounding one of the most more »

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July 26-‘Laughter Helps You Deal’ Comedy Night

Looking for a night of comedy and laughs and a good cause? Be sure to check out an upcoming event, “Laughter Helps YouDeal,” a comedy show hosted by Jane Advertising on 7/26, 8PM at Smith’s Olde Bar. Proceeds will benefit NAMI Georgia and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Georgia Chapter. Join us! Tickets are $25 more »

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Request for Proposals to Provide Mental Health Awareness Trainings

June 27, 2018

NAMI Georgia is seeking qualified entities to submit proposals to conduct instructor led mental health awareness trainings in schools throughout the state of Georgia. Submit a Proposal to Conduct Mental Health Awareness Trainings BACKGROUND NAMI Georgia will provide oversight, including scheduling and subcontracting, for state funded mental health training in the 2,200 Georgia schools through more »

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Crisis: NIMH and Pharmaceuticals Reducing Schizophrenia Drug Trials

June 14, 2018

Article: Why Should NIMH Stop Reducing Schizophrenia Drug Trials? Summary Schizophrenia is one of the most important and expensive diseases in the United States. A primary responsibility for developing better drugs for this disease lies with the pharmaceutical industry and the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). Using ClinicalTrials.gov, the online registration for drug and more »

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The Wailin’ Jennys Partner with NAMI

The Wailin’ Jennys are helping support NAMIs mission. At their shows they are raffling off Jennys merchandise and devoting all proceeds to NAMI. The money goes towards NAMI programs, which offer education about mental illness and treatment, as well as support groups for those living with these disorders and their loved ones. In their own words: more »

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June 12 Webinar: Addressing Barriers to Care with Latino and Immigrant Populations

June 9, 2018

Join NLBHA and Genoa Healthcare Telepsychiatry for a webinar on Addressing Barriers to Care with Latino and Immigrant Populations: A discussion of how immigration, documentation status, culture, and language can impact behavioral health care in a telehealth model. When: Jun 12, 2018 4:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register Here   Fred Sandoval Executive Director @National Latino Behavioral Health Association Fredrick more »

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Give Life a Chance Event

May 18, 2018

Join NAMI members in Rockdale/Newton counties on May 26, 2018 to celebrate life and community and share information on Suicide Prevention and more. On average, there are 123 suicides per day. Pain isn’t always obvious, but most suicidal people show some signs that they are thinking about suicide. Don’t ask.. “why?”..Ask “what” can you do to more »

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