NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

                                                          Email:  namiorangeny@warwick.net
                                                      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

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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)





Upcoming Events/Outreaches

 



Local Meetings/Support Groups on a Separate Page

The 2015 NAMI National Convention

Come Find Your Heart in San Francisco.

Whether you left your heart in San Francisco or you’ve never visited this beautiful city by the bay, make plans now to join us for the 2015 NAMI National Convention.

You won’t want to miss the outstanding program offerings including:

  • Top-notch researchers and clinicians providing information and tools to advance and sustain recovery from mental illness
  • People living with a mental illness and their families providing their own important perspectives on recovery
  • The country’s keenest minds and savviest policymakers offering strategies and tactics to effectively advocate for changing the mental health system in our nation
  • Abundant networking opportunities so we can learn from each other about how we can improve the lives of all people living with mental illness and their families
  • Inspiration, innovation and an exhilarating four days in this wonderful city

Make your plans now to attend this life-changing event, July 6-9 in San Francisco.

The fastest & easiest way is to register online.

2015 Pre-Convention Registration Rates

Full Registration Rates (includes closing night dinner ticket)
  Member Non-Member Deadline
Super Saver $210 $275 3/1/15
Early Bird $235 $310 5/31/15
Consumer Early Bird $150 $210 5/31/15

 

Day Registration Rates (does not include closing night dinner ticket)
  Member Non-Member Deadline
Day rate $100 $125 N/A
Consumer Day rate $60 $75 N/A

 

Full Registration rates include the four days of convention attendance and a ticket to the closing night dinner.

These rates are for pre-convention registration only and are good through June 15, 2015. After that date, you must register onsite at a higher rate.

Registration Details

Member: To qualify for NAMI Member rates, you must be a current member and provide your member number or the name of your state affiliate.

Consumer: To qualify for the consumer rate, you must be an individual living with a mental illness.

Payment information: Full payment must be received with registration. Acceptable forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, check and purchase orders. Purchase orders must be paid by May 1, 2015.

Transfers: You may transfer your registration to another person. You must notify us in writing of this change no later than June 15, 2015.

Cancellations:

  • All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax, or email by June 15, 2015
  • If you cancel prior to May 31, 2015, there is a $25 service fee to cover administrative costs
  • If you cancel between June 1 and June 15, there is a $50 service fee to cover administrative costs
  • No refunds will be processed after June 15, 2015
- See more at: http://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/NAMI-National-Convention#sthash.PgYAChOx.dp

stigmaFree Pledge

Individuals, companies, organizations and others can all take the pledge to learn more about mental illness, to see a person for who they are and take action on mental health issues. Take the pledge and raise awareness.

- See more at: http://www.nami.org/stigmafree#sthash.GDkJqn4c.dpuf



NAMI Orange will have an information/resource table
and volunteers to answer questions at the following events:

Information forthcoming



     NAMIWalks Orange County, NY
           Saturday, September 23, 2017
              Jennings Landing, Albany, NY

Excerpt from NAMI-NYS:  Every journey begins with that first step! As NAMIWalks celebrates our 15th Anniversary in 2017, we are proud to be NAMI’s largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in the country!
Through NAMIWalks public display of support for people with mental health challenges, we are changing how Americans view mental illness. Please join us as we improve lives and our communities one step at a time.

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Pat Siano is team captain of a team called "NAMI Orange Walks the Talk" and is accepting donations now at the above link. She is walking for NAMI-NYS where half of the donations will be distributed to our local affiliate NAMI Orange!

NAMI Orange plans to use the money acquired through these donations to provide mental health education in our community through many community outreaches and anti-stigma campaigns and as well as sponsor attendence to State and National educational conferences.

This year Dhanu Sannesy has been asked to walk for the benefit of the NAMI-NYS Board of Directors with all donations she receives being directed there. To donate to the NAMI-NYS Board through Dhanu, click this link.

Please pass along this information to your family and friends for their awareness. We welcome everyone's support!



NAMI-NYS Ed. Conf

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