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Weekly Update from the NAMI Georgia Affiliate Director

robert-grayFrom Robert Gray, NAMI Georgia Affiliate Director

  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Please contact our Office Coordinator, at office-nami@namiga.org.
    • NAMI Georgia Office:
      • Volunteers are needed to put together class materials. It is a fulfilling task that allows us to provide the free notebooks and handouts for NAMI classes.
    • Volunteers are needed at the following events:
      • the HOSA State Conference – March 9-11, 2017 – Atlanta Marriott Marquis
      • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia 5th Annual Conference June 15-16 –  Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center
  • Support Group data
    • Please encourage your facilitators to send in timely information.  I will be following up with leaders to help make this happen.  For questions, contact affiliate@namiga.org.
  • Annual Conference
    • Hotel information is now on the website.  Let your members know that sharing a room may be a good option.  We are presently accepting ideas for awards, speakers, and sponsors. Please visit 2017 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference and Meeting for information.
  • Upcoming NAMI Georgia Teacher and Facilitator Trainings
    Let’s fill all of the seats for these sessions! Please share with your members . Applications can be found here.

    • Ending The Silence – February 25 Atlanta
    • Family Support Group – February 25-26 Atlanta
    • Family to Family – March 3-5 Atlanta
    • In Our Own Voice – February 11-12 Atlanta
    • Parents and Teachers as Allies– February 25 Atlanta
  • CIT
    Designate an affiliate member as a CIT liaison in your area! Local affiliates are vital to supporting the CIT mission. Contact affiliate@namiga.org to find out more. Upcoming classes:

    • Cobb
    • Camden
    • Muscogee
    • DeKalb
    • Coweta
    • Fulton
    • Tatnall
  • Do You Need Volunteers???
    AKA graduates would love to help you.  Please email affiliate@namiga.org with dates and contact information of volunteer opportunities.
  • NAMI Webinar Series
    5-6pm. Ask the Doctor Call: Talk to Dr. Ross Greene, creator of the Problem Solving Module taught in NAMI Basics and NAMI Homefront. The number on the call will be limited. Register here. For those who are interested but not available at that time, a recording will be available on Feb. 17 on the Ask the Doctor page for past calls.

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