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Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)

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What is AOT? Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) is the practice of providing community-based mental health treatment under civil court commitment, as a means of: (1) motivating an adult with mental illness who struggles with voluntary treatment adherence to engage fully with their treatment plan; and (2) focusing the attention of treatment providers on the need to work diligently to keep …

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NAMI On Campus

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What is NAMI On Campus? NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for …

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Mental Health Conference Series

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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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Fall Dates Coming Soon! Sign Up on Our Waitlist Schedule a presentation for your group, email info@namiwoodcounty.org or call (419) 352-0626. NAMI Family & Friends is a free two-hour seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain …

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WRAP

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Fall Dates coming soon! Sign Up on Our Waitlist The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Workshop is free of charge, a self-designed, course on identifying your personal wellness tools. WRAP was developed by Mary Ann Copeland. Your WRAP program is designed by you in practical, day-to-day terms, and holds the key to getting and staying well. It does not necessarily …

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Mental Health First Aid

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Fall Dates Coming Soon! Sign Up on Our Waitlist You are more likely to encounter someone — a friend, family member, coworker, neighbor, or member of the community — in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and …

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CIT

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What is CIT? CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness. Community partnerships are the key to a successful CIT program. Only …

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NAMI FaithNet

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What is FaithNet? NAMI FaithNet is a network of NAMI members and friends dedicated to promoting caring faith communities and promoting the role of faith in recovery for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Faith and spirituality are essential elements of healing and recovery from any serious medical illness, including mental illness. 60% of people in emotional distress turn …