NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

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Upcoming Events/Outreaches


See details
of upcoming NAMI
meetings by clicking links below:


 
NAMI Connection
a peer-led support group for adults living with a mental illness held
every Friday

6-7:30 p.m.




2017 NAMIWalks NYS
Sat., Sept. 23
Jennings Landing,
Albany


Wed., Sept. 27
MHA Family & Friends Plus
Social Group

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Please RSVP


Wed., Oct 4
(instead of 2nd Mon)
Candle-lite Vigil
Education Mtg.


Thurs., Oct. 5
7 p.m.
NAMI Family Support Group
(Goshen)

no fee
no registration


Thurs., Oct. 19
MHA Family & Friends Together
Support Group

7 p.m.



Nov. 10-12, 2017
NAMI-NYS 2017 Education Conference


NAMI Basics
free 6 week course
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now for NAMI Basics in the Spring (since class size is limited)


NAMI
Family-to-Family

free 12 week course
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to 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.