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NAMI Wood County Winter Shirt Campaign

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It’s here, it’s here!!! NAMI Wood County’s Winter Shirt Campaign! Conversing about mental health should be as normal as grabbing a cup of coffee with an old high school friend to gossip and catch up! Don’t fall captive to stigma. Normalize the conversation on mental health. Just brew it!

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Come Work at NAMI Wood County!

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We are excited to announce the addition of a new position! Applications are currently being accepted for a Peer Recovery Specialist. The Peer Recovery Specialist is expected to provide information on mental health and social services in Wood County and surrounding areas. This person will seek information and guide individuals to appropriate services, facilities and programming as well as provide …

Thanks for attending the After Burn!

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Our “After Burn” Chili Cook-off and NAMI Walk was a great success, we would like to sincerely thank you all for coming! The chili was delicious and the Glow Walk (evening walk with glow sticks) was a peaceful and illuminating way to sum up the evening. The awards for the Chili Cook-off were great fun and good bragging rights for …

Horror Movies and STIGMA

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By Megan Wimsatt October is here and that means horror movies are going to be playing on television and in theaters again. Although the topic of mental illness and how it is represented in horror movies has been talked about before, it does not make it any less important. With Mental Illness Awareness Week in the first full week of …

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We want to hear you louder than before.

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In 2018, NAMI will promote the theme of “CureStigma” throughout all awareness events, including Mental Illness Awareness Week which takes place from Oct. 7–13. Why this cause is important: One in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions. Stigma is toxic to their mental health because it creates an environment of shame, fear and silence that prevents many people from seeking help …

RSVP to attend DAY Out with NAMI Wood County

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Summer! Yes, Summer! Which means Nite Out with NAMI gears up for DAY Out with NAMI! This year we will be taking a tour of the 577 Foundation in Perrysburg and having pizza at the Perrysburg Pizza Hut! Intrested in joining us? Call to RSVP- space is limited!!! More about the 577 foundation HERE More about Nite Out and Day …

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Summer Shirt Campaign is SWEET

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Summer, can you feel it? It’s almost here! Yesterday we launched our first summer seasonal shirt campaign and announced that NAMI Wood County would be hosting our very own pop-up Depressed Cake Shop. Help us promote our DCS event that will be located at our 2018 Wood County Fair booth by simply purchasing a t-shirt. More about DCS: Watch this …

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Spring Shirt Campaign Off and Running!

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Spring is around the corner, you can almost feel it today! This past Friday we launched our second seasonal shirt campaign, the NAMI Wood County #AndIAm Spring Shirts. To date we have sold 18, and climbing to our ultimate goal of 50 shirts!!! We are encouraging the Wood County community to join us in Bringing Mental Illness Out of the …