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. …

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Mental Health Conference – Teen Years

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This conference will be focusing on Teen Years. Speakers from a variety of provider agencies in Wood County will be presenting. Topics included: Basic understanding of Mental Illness in adolescents with an emphasis on drug abuse/misuse, School Bullying, EMS response to crisis, Crisis Intervention Team response (CIT), Suicide, Wellness and Prevention Programs, and Transition Age. Cost to attend is $40 …

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Peer-to-Peer Class

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FREE educational course for people living with a Mental Illness. Read on for more details! Peer-to-Peer is a unique, experiential learning program for people with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery.  If you are interested in attending, please call the office at 419-352-0626 to sign up. Space is limited, call today!

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Family to Family Classes

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FREE 12 Week Class for family members that have an adult loved one with a mental illness. What does the course include? Current information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders Up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence Current research related …