Webcam Usage During Online Programming

In News, Programs by NAMI Wood County

Webcam Usage During Online Programming 09/16/2020 During classes and groups, we encourage participants to show their webcam and participate in activities and discussions. This promotes engagement with program leaders and other participants, which is the best way to receive the full benefit of the class and group. It also promotes safety and well-being of participants, by allowing leaders to identify …

NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents

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5/29/2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color …

NAMI Wood County’s Response to COVID-19

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NAMI Programming Updates: *Upcoming Programs* Education:    •    Family to Family     •    Peer to Peer    •   NAMI Basics  •    *WRAP* Support:    •    Online Support    •    NAMI Connections    •    Family Support    •    Parent and Caregiver Support    •    Peer and Family Support    •    Nite Out …

Annual Dinner

In Events, News, Spring by NAMI Wood County

Virtual Dinner and online auction The 13th Annual Dinner The Annual Dinner is a night of celebration and awareness of mental illness. We hope you will join us for a virtual night of fellowship, food and honoring the people who serve  our community. Menu Chicken Marsala Sundried Tomato Farfalle Tossed in Pesto Alfredo Parsley Buttered Red Skins Fresh Green Beans …

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Mental Health Conference Series

In All Community Members, News, Programs by NAMI Wood County

Due to COVID-19, the conference series for 2020 has been changed to a webinar series format. This series provides opportunities to further educate oneself on the topic of mental illness. This program is for mental health professionals, family members, individuals living with mental illness, and community members. These webinars are FREE. Register below. Join NAMI! NEXT CONFERENCE: Caring for Yourself …

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NAMI Education Series

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About NAMI Education Series is a program designed to better inform those who have or know someone affected by mental illness. How do we do that? By hosting and offering several presentations to our community! Why You Should Attend The road to recovery can sometimes be a scary one with many unknown or confusing factors. Our goal is to provide …

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Nite Out with NAMI

In Adults Living with a Mental Illness, News, Programs by NAMI Wood County

Register September 15th Nite Out is a great gathering opportunity for food and fellowship for people that seek mental health services in the Wood County community. What to Expect Peer gathering 6 times a year for 2 hours, free of charge During the summer there is a day outing Casual experience with peers and other members from NAMI Meal and …

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NAMI Basics

In News, Parents and Caregivers of a Child with Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, for your family and for your child. What You Should Expect Online class offered over GoToMeeting. Meets for six sessions, two hours each, free of charge. Designed for parents and other family caregivers of …

After Burn Set For Friday October 4th, 2019!

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Our “After Burn” 5k Run/Walk and Chili Cook-Off will be held Friday October 4th at the Wood County Fairgrounds. Line up of events: 5:00 pm Registration and Family Activities, 6:00 pm 1K walk/5K Run, 6:30 pm Chili Cookoff, 8:00 pm Glow Walk for suicide awareness.  Bring the whole family as we will have activities for all ages.  To sign up …

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 going to Perry Falls Mini-Golf on July 16th, 2019! Interested in joining us? Call to RSVP-419-352-0626- space is limited!!!