NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
Email: email@example.com Website: namiorangeny.org Telephone: 845-956-NAMI (6264) Toll-free: 1-866-906-NAMI (6264) FaceBook: NAMI Orange County, NY FaceBook: NAMI Orange Discussion Group
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.Exception: there will be no meeting on Fri., Nov 17 & 24.
no fee,no registration
Mon., Nov. 207 p.m.NAMI Family Support Groupat ORMCConf. Room #7
No fee, no registration
Wed., Nov. 296:30 p.m.MHA Family & Friends Plus Social Group Please RSVP
Thurs., Dec. 77 p.m.NAMI Family Support Group(Goshen)
no feeno registration
Mon., Dec. 11No education mtg in December
(There will be a holiday party for members, their families & invited guests. Emails will be sent with details)
Thurs., Dec. 217 p.m.MHA Family & Friends TogetherSupport Group
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.