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NAMI November Happenings
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November 2016

Monthly NAMI news delivered straight to your inbox!
Participate in #GivingTuesday to Support NAMI 
This year, NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties will be participating in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving on November 29th

Please consider making a donation on our webpage or mail it to PO Box 601
Delaware, OH 43015
to help us positively impact the lives of those affected by mental illness in Delaware & Morrow counties. 
Registration Open for Spring Youth Mental Health Presentations
Register today for the Ending the Silence program, a free presentation for middle and high school students. These 50-minute presentations include an educational component and a personal story from a young adult living with mental illness. 

The purpose of this program is to "end the silence" around mental health conditions. Topics include stigma, suicide prevention, positive coping strategies, and more. 

To learn more and schedule a presentation for your classroom, youth group, or club, visit our website page!
Congratulations Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board on Renewing Levy!
We'd like to congratulate the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board on passing the mental health renewal levy on November 8th.

In addition, thank you to the voters who helped pass the levy and showed their support for mental health & recovery in Delaware and Morrow counties. 
Dr. Bernadette Melnyk Lecture: "Screening, Identification and Evidence-Based Management of Depression and Anxiety in Children and Teens"
Thank you to those who attended this lecture by the esteemed Dr. Bernadette Melnyk on such an important topic. 

If you haven't already, please take a minute to let us know your thoughts to help us plan future events for the community:
Volunteer with NAMI
NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties is a volunteer-run organization. Volunteers are essential to our mission. We couldn't offer education and support to the community without them. 

It's easy to sign up to volunteer with our new Volunteer Opportunities website form. Just let us know your volunteer interests and we'll get in touch to discuss how you can help. There's a place for you at NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties. 
Monthly Support Groups
If you are a family member or individual struggling with mental illness, check out our support groups. These are offered free of charge and allow peers to connect with one another, sharing difficulties and successes in a respectful, relaxed environment.

We're thrilled to offer our programs and support groups to the public and we hope you'll join us, or forward this newsletter to someone who may benefit.
Access to Recorded Webinar: Ask the Doctor- "I'm Not Sick, I Don't Need Help"
Did you miss the recent NAMI Ask the Doctor webinar on how to help persons with mental illness accept treatment? 

Follow this link to access a recorded version of the webinar. 

Learn why some people living with mental illness believe they don't need help or see obvious symptoms, and how this can become an obstacle to helping them get help.

Dr. Xavier Amador, an internationally renowned clinical psychologist, discusses how to overcome this common obstacle using LEAP—Listen, Empathize, Agree and Partner. With LEAP, a person can quickly gain trust, lower anger and tension, develop genuine understanding and empathy making it possible to partner with a loved one and help them receive treatment.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Connection-Recovery Support Group
at Maryhaven 
November 10th, 11:30-1 PM

Family Support Group 
at our Location
November 15th, 6:30-8 PM

DATE CHANGE:
Connection-Recovery Support Group
at our Location 
November 25th, 6:00-7:30 PM

ABOUT NAMI
Delaware & Morrow Counties


We're the local affiliate of NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. 

Location
560 Sunbury Road
Suites 11 & 12
Delaware, OH  43015

Email Us
info@namiofdel-mor.org

Call Us
(740) 815-1767
Thank You to our Funders:
Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board
Delaware County Healthcare Foundation
United Way
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Your donation helps provide support, education, and advocacy to people living in Delaware and Morrow counties. 
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