NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
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Tell your members of Congress "Vote NO"on the Graham-Cassidy Bill
See details of upcoming NAMImeetings by clicking links below:
NAMI Connectiona peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held every Friday6-7:30 p.m.
2017 NAMIWalks NYSSat., Sept. 23Jennings Landing,Albany
Wed., Sept. 27MHA Family & Friends PlusSocial Group6:30-8:30 p.m.Please RSVP
Wed., Oct 4(instead of 2nd Mon)Candle-lite VigilEducation Mtg.
Thurs., Oct. 57 p.m.NAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)
no feeno registration
Thurs., Oct. 19MHA Family & Friends TogetherSupport Group7 p.m.
Nov. 10-12, 2017NAMI-NYS 2017 Education Conference
NAMI Basicsfree 6 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749to register now for NAMI Basics in the Spring (since class size is limited)
NAMI Family-to-Family free 12 week courseCall Dhanu 294-2749to register now for NAMI F2F in the Spring (since class size is limited)
Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness
The U.S. Surgeon General reported years ago that the likelihood of violence from people with mental illness is low. Later studies consistently have found that to be the case.
*Recent studies also have reemphasized the fact: Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness
*News Stories Often Link Violence With Mental Health Illness, Even Though People With Mental Health Illness Are Rarely Violent. Click on link.
NAMI has posted what they feel might be helpful resources - particularly in discussions with children and youth.