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What's New at NAMI

August 2016

Join NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties for a month of support and education!

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Program for Individuals Living with Mental Illness Starts August 16th

NAMI Delaware and Morrow Counties is excited to announce a brand new program available to the community, NAMI Peer-to-Peer.

This is a FREE, 10 week educational course for adults living with mental illness. It's taught by trained peer facilitators in recovery who understand what it's like to live with a mental illness. This is a safe space where individuals in recovery can find respect, encouragement, and hope. 

            

Peer-to-Peer starts August 16th and runs through October 25th. Classes meet every Tuesday from 6-8PM at the NAMI Delaware and Morrow Counties Delaware Location. Don't wait; Email today to save a spot!
NAMI Peer-to-Peer program outreach video:

Family-to-Family Education Program Starts August 24th
NAMI Family to Family Education Program starts again in the fall on Wednesday, August 24th 6:00-8:30 PM at our Delaware office. This free educational program is a 12-week course for family and caregivers of individuals living with serious mental illness.

Advance registration is required. Email today to save a spot. This program gives important education family members and caregivers need to help loved ones and themselves. You won't regret taking it! Please visit our website to learn more about this program. 
Ending the Silence- Mental Health Presentations for Youth
NAMI Ending the Silence is a free presentation for middle and high school students. This 50-minute presentation includes an educational component and the personal stories of an adult and young adult living with mental illness in recovery. To schedule a presentation, email us today!
NAMI Ending the Silence outreach video: 
Save the Date! "Depression and Anxiety in Children & Teens: What Every Parent Should Know"
WHO: 
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Associate Vice President for Health Promotion
University Chief Wellness Officer
Dean and Professor, College of Nursing
Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry
College of Medicine, The Ohio State University
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk is a nationally & internationally recognized expert in evidence-based practice, intervention research, child and adolescent mental health, and health and wellness, and is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences on these topics.

WHERE:
Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities
7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH 43035

WHEN:
October 11th, 6:30 PM
Don't miss this event!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Family Support Group 
at our Location
August 16th, 6:30-8 PM

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

Fall Family-to-Family runs
August 24th-November 9th
Email to Register

Fall Peer-to-Peer runs
August 16th-October 25th 
Email to Register

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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