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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!

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 …

NAMI Wood County Library

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Here is a list of all the contents of the NAMI Wood County Library. You should be able to search the page by using Ctrl+f with most browsers. If you see a book or other item you would like to check out, come in and see us! We have books, dvd's, vhs tapes and cassettes! Everything from info to entertainment. …

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 …

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.

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 …