About NAMI Wood County

NAMI Wood County is a leading self help organization offering events, free educational classes, support groups, and other programs addressing mental health for Bowling Green, Ohio and all surrounding Wood County communities.

NAMI Wood County is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization and is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Programs

All of our groups are peer-facilitated and all group leaders have been trained by NAMI Ohio staff.

Our Programs

Resources

Find what you need. Resources for NAMI National, NAMI Ohio, Network of Care and more.

Helpful Resources

CIT Training

The CIT Training programs are local initiatives designed to improve the response to mental health crises.

CIT Training

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8 hours ago
NAMI Wood County

Last night, we hosted our 17th Annual Dinner. Our theme, "Keep Your Mental Health Afloat," was featured in our decorations and volunteer appreciation wall. Thank you to Molly Whelan for a hilarious and insightful keynote address. Congratulations to all of our award winners:
2024 Spring T-Shirt Design Contest Winner: Avery Van Kirk
CIT Officer of the Year: Sgt Anthony Allen, Rossford Police Department
CIT Corrections Officer of the Year: Deputy Andrew Stewart, Wood County Sheriff's Office
CIT Champion: Deputy Chief Jon Luidhardt, BGSU Police Department
Provider Appreciation: Karuna House
Community Impact: Melissa Coe, Family Children First Council Coordinator
NAMI Volunteer Appreciation: Aissa McVicker
NAMI Champion: Todd Box
"Keep Climbing": Dixie Gensen

Thank you to Stone Ridge Golf Club for hosting us. And thank you to all of our community partners who came to our event. We cannot do the work we do without you! And remember, "keep your mental health afloat!" 🎈🛟⛵️🦆
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Last night, we hosted our 17th Annual Dinner. Our theme, Keep Your Mental Health Afloat, was featured in our decorations and volunteer appreciation wall. Thank you to Molly Whelan for a hilarious and insightful keynote address. Congratulations to all of our award winners:
2024 Spring T-Shirt Design Contest Winner: Avery Van Kirk
CIT Officer of the Year: Sgt Anthony Allen, Rossford Police Department
CIT Corrections Officer of the Year: Deputy Andrew Stewart, Wood County Sheriffs Office 
CIT Champion: Deputy Chief Jon Luidhardt, BGSU Police Department 
Provider Appreciation: Karuna House
Community Impact: Melissa Coe, Family Children First Council Coordinator
NAMI Volunteer Appreciation: Aissa McVicker
NAMI Champion: Todd Box
Keep Climbing: Dixie Gensen

Thank you to Stone Ridge Golf Club for hosting us. And thank you to all of our community partners who came to our event. We cannot do the work we do without you! And remember, keep your mental health afloat! 🎈🛟⛵️🦆
1 day ago
NAMI Wood County

Join us for Nite Out with NAMI Book Club! We will be discussing the book, "Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself" by Kristin Neff, PhD. This book that offers exercises and action plans for dealing with every emotionally debilitating struggle, be it parenting, weight loss, or any of the numerous trials of everyday living. ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for Nite Out with NAMI Book Club! We will be discussing the book, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff, PhD. This book that offers exercises and action plans for dealing with every emotionally debilitating struggle, be it parenting, weight loss, or any of the numerous trials of everyday living.
2 days ago
NAMI Wood County

Drive Out the Stigma at NAMI Wood County's Annual Golf Outing! Click the link below to learn more and register!

namiwoodcounty.org/golf-outing/
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Drive Out the Stigma at NAMI Wood Countys Annual Golf Outing! Click the link below to learn more and register!

https://namiwoodcounty.org/golf-outing/
4 days ago
NAMI Wood County

It is Counseling Awareness Month! Thank you to all the counselors in our community. What you are doing matters! ... See MoreSee Less

It is Counseling Awareness Month! Thank you to all the counselors in our community. What you are doing matters!
5 days ago
NAMI Wood County

It's National Pet Day! Pets have such a positive impact on people's overall mental health. Give your furry friend an extra big hug today! ... See MoreSee Less

Its National Pet Day! Pets have such a positive impact on peoples overall mental health. Give your furry friend an extra big hug today!
6 days ago
NAMI Wood County

Today, NAMI Wood County staff, Jessica Hartman and Bree Snow, attended the 2024 Ohio CIT Conference. They were joined by Lt. Jamison Martinez from Wood County Sheriff Office and Detective Kociancic from City of Perrysburg. Thank you to NAMI Ohio and Northeast Ohio Medical University for a great conference! ... See MoreSee Less

Today, NAMI Wood County staff, Jessica Hartman and Bree Snow, attended the 2024 Ohio CIT Conference. They were joined by Lt. Jamison Martinez from Wood County Sheriff Office and Detective Kociancic from City of Perrysburg. Thank you to NAMI Ohio and Northeast Ohio Medical University for a great conference!
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