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Mental Health First Aid

In All Community Members, Programs by NAMI Wood County

You are more likely to encounter someone — 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 symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis, and …

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CIT

In All Community Members, Programs by NAMI Wood County

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 by working together …

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Family Support Group

In Family Members of an Adult with a Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Groups generally meet on a monthly basis. At each meeting, you review the Group Guidelines and Principles of Support and update the group on the current events in your life, then spend the bulk of the meeting in …

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

In Adults Living with a Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness. Your group will provide respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. This relaxed approach can support you as you share the challenges and success of coping with mental illness. An environment of sincere, uncritical acceptance Meetings begin with a review of group guidelines and the NAMI Connection Principles …

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NAMI FaithNet

In All Community Members, Programs by NAMI Wood County

An Information Resource for Faith Communities, NAMI Members, and Community Partners. 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% …

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Parent and Caregiver Support Group

In Parents and Caregivers of a Child with Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

NAMI Parent and Caregiver Support Group is a peer-led support group for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. Childcare provided for children (18 and under) that are able to use the restroom independently. At each meeting, you review the Group Guidelines and Principles of Support and update the group on the current events in your …