Peer to Peer

In News by NAMI Wood County

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

In News by NAMI Wood County

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 …

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New Library Shipment!

In News by NAMI Wood County

As out NAMI library continues to grow, we wanted to inform you of our latest additions. The recent Asylum event at the Wood County Historical Center was a great success, including Mary De Young who spoke on the History of Mental Illness in America. We are happy to offer her latest book through our library, Madness: An American History of …

WRAP, Spring 2014

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Which do you choose when you go the grocery store, paper or plastic?  It’s a matter of personal preference or choice.  Well, now, for someone who has a mental illness, or other life problem, there is a choice.  They can choose between doing a WRAP and not doing one.  WRAP stands for Wellness Recovery Action Plan. WRAP is a program …

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 …

Mental Health 101, May 9th

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This springs Mental Health 101 will focus on the process of recovery.  Speakers from across the state will be presenting on the recovery process, models for recovery and local programs.  Apanel presentation will give a first person perspective on what the road to recovery looks like.  The Ohio Councelor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board has made available …

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 …

Nite out with NAMI

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Nite out with NAMI is a program for anyone seeking mental health services in Wood County. The group enjoys a light meal with an activity. This is a great opportunity to socialize and develop friendships with peers going through similar issues. It is held the third Tuesday of every month, at Village Court North. May and September’s “Nite Out With …

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.