NAMI Basics

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NAMI Basics is a FREE 6 week course for those who are caretakers of children affected by mental illness.  The class is facilitated by two trained parents that have a child living with mental illness. You will be sent a confirmation email after signing up. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in class!

Peer to Peer

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Peer to Peer is a FREE 10 week educational course for adults with a mental illness. The class is facilitated by two trained peer mentors.  You will be sent a confirmation email after signing up. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in class!

Family Support Group

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Family Support Group is an free ongoing support group which meets on the last Tuesday of each month. This is for family members of those who deal with mental illness every day. This group meets in the NAMI Wood County office, located at 541 W. Wooster Street the last Tuesday of the month from 7pm to 8:30pm.  *Special Note:  Beginning …

WRAP Class (Group)

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A class for 10-20 people, WRAP Class is a 8 week course, 2 hours, 1 day a week.  The class is designed to help you create your own Wellness Recovery Action Plan.  Your WRAP will help you identify wellness tools to help you handle personal crisis and decrease your need for invasive therapy.  The class is taught by Lottie and …

NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group

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NAMI Connection is a weekly support group for those living with mental illness. It offers a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. There is no need to register – just come to the 90 minute session when you feel like you need someone to talk to.  Meetings are Wednesdays from 12:00 …

Caregiver Support Group

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This is support group for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. Meetings are free and confidential, and are held bi-weekly in the NAMI office.

Wrap One on One

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WRAP  One on One is the individualized program of the WRAP class seen above.  Led by a trained facilitator who themselves has a mental health diagnosis, WRAP stands for “Wellness Recovery Action Plan.”  In this one on one ongoing program one is given tools and strategies to deal with their mental health diagnosis.  Since it is ongoing you may sign up …

The Experience of Stigma by Family Members of Individuals who have Mental Illness

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NAMI Wood County would like to share with you an exciting study which has come to us from NAMI National.  If you have experienced stigma as an individual with a mental illness or a family member of a person with mental illness please consider helping with the study by answering a few questions which will not take too much of …

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

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     When you hear the words “mental illness” what is the first thought that comes to a person’s mind? What will come to most people’s mind are negative thoughts. Society leads people to stigmatize those who are diagnosed with a mental illness. A stigma is a negative view that a society, or group of people place upon their beliefs. …