Telephone:  845-956-NAMI (6264) 
                                                  Toll-free:   1-866-906-NAMI (6264)

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Graham-Cassidy Bill

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,

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

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)


free 12 week course
Call Dhanu 294-2749
to register now for NAMI F2F in the Spring (since class size is limited)


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues


Three Opioid Forums

  • Tuesday, September 19
    Town of Wallkill Community Center
    8 Wes Warren Drive
    Excerpt from Times Herald Record, Amanda Spadaro

    6:30 p.m. Resource Fair with multiple vendors
    7 p.m. Panel speakers include Peter Volkmann, Chief of Police for the village of Chatham; Jim Conklin with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council; Chief Robert Hertman with the Town of Wallkill Police Dept. and Tammy Rhein from the Orange County Department of Mental Health. 
    Chief Volkman is the keynote speaker who will speak about how to break down the barriers of stigma and how communities can respond effectively. He created a program in Columbia County that allows addicts to request treatment from the police. (Town of Wallkill has a similar program called, "Wallkill Cares"). His presentation will be followed by a Question & Answer session.

  • October 3, 6:30-8 p.m. Monroe-Woodbury High School
  • October 19, 6:30-8 p.m. Minisink Valley High School

Excerpt from the Times Hearald Record, Heather Yakin:
The above two October public forums are sponsored by District Attorney David Hoovler and will feature police, prosecutors, judges, treatment providers, drug abuse educators and county government. Speakers will include David Hoovler, Sheriff Carl Dubois, County Court Judge Robert Freehill, County Executive Steve Neuhaus, Social Services and Mental Health Commissioner Darcie Miller, and James Conklin, Executive Director of the County's Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council.

The forums will include information for parents, kids, teachers and others about the scope of the heroine and opiate epidemic, the dangers of heroin use, signs of addiction, strategies for dealing with addiction, treatment options and the legal implications of heroine possession.

Orange County Department of Mental Health
Chemical Dependency Services

Brochure-Page 1

Brochure-Page 2

Services provided relate to:

  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Treatment
  • Recovery

New Orange Campaign
Targets Opioid Addiction:
Connect 2 Disconnect

Connect 2 Disconnect is a new Orange County initiative designed to combat opioid addiction through education by helping parents connect with their kids to break the connection between prescription drugs and heroin.

Video Public Service Announcement

General information

For more information or to request written materials, contact:

Special Projects and Community Affairs Bureau
Telephone: 845-615-3640

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse
Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

National HelpLine: 800-662-HELP (4357) or 800-487-4889 (TTY)
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline: 877-SAMHSA7 or 877-726-4727


NAMI Orange does not recommend specific programs or services.
The  resources listed below are for informational purposes only.

Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment


The Orange Regional Family Program
for Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

has moved to:

Medical Pavilion
75 Crystal Run Road, Suite 135
Middletown, NY 10940

845-333-7800 for the Out-Patient Counseling Services



Exodus Clinic

a drug and alcohol abuse and behavioral disorder rehabilitation center

671 Route 17 M, State Farm Building
Monroe, New York 10950
Located in Monroe, NY and serves Orange and Rockland Counties, NY;
Warwick, NY, and Sussex County, NJ.




  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (Information and referral)
  • Catholic Charities (Outpatient treatment)
  • Center of Recovery
  • Middletown Addictions Crisis Center
  • RECAP Outpatient Rehab Program
    845-421-6234 or 845-342-3978 X6234
  • Restart Day Treatment (age 13-21 Access thru school district)
  • Restorative Management
  • Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center