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NAMI Greater Cleveland

is dedicated to empowering persons affected by mental illness and their family members
to achieve
 a better quality of life by providing them with
support, education, referral and advocacy.

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NAMI Greater Cleveland 2016 Holiday Party

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Thank you to Ed “Flash” Ferrance for the great photos of our member and volunteer holiday celebration.

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SAVE THE DATE for our 2017 NAMIWalks, Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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NAMI Greater Cleveland Free Education Programs

Free Classes for Family/Caregivers and Peers. For full class descriptions – click here 

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASS
For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
Next class:TBD

If you’d like to be contacted when future classes are scheduled call or email Terri Miller at 216-875-7776 or tmiller@namicleveland.org. and provide your name, address, phone # and class you are interested in.

BASICS 
 For Parents and Caregivers of children 18 and younger. 
Next class:

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
    Calvary Lutheran Church
    6906 W. Pleasant Valley Road
    Parma 44129 

Registration is required. Contact Terri Miller at tmiller@namicleveland.org or 216-875-7776 for more information or to register.

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS
For family/caregivers of someone with mental illness.
Next class: TBD
PEER-TO-PEER CLASS
Recovery program for persons with mental illness.
Next class:
  • Friday, February 3, 2017, 1 – 3 p.m.
    VA PRRC (this class is open to the community)
    7000 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44103
  • Friday, April 21, 2017, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    ADAMHS Board.
    2012 W. 25th Street, 6th floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Registration is required. Contact Becky Fela at bfela@namicleveland.org or 216-875-7776 for more information or to register.

If you’d like to be contacted when future classes are scheduled call or email Terri Miller at 216-875-7776 or tmiller@namicleveland.org. and provide your name, address, phone # and class you are interested in.

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Mujer Latino

GRUPO VIDA

We invite you to participate in a confidential Spanish-speaking support group for Latinas. Learn with fellow Latinas about emotional health, coping skills, stress management, relationships, change strategies, and more, in a culturally-sensitive environment!
When:

  • 1st Friday of the month beginning Jan. 6, 2017,  9:30-11:00 am
    ESPERANZA, 3104 W25th St., 2nd floor
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Parking lot entrance on Clark Ave., off of W. 25th St.

** Refreshments will be provided**

Group Facilitator: Gabriela Sehinkman, LISW-S
To register, please call Gabriela Sehinkman at 216 410-2832.

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NAMI Greater Cleveland Book Club

This book club is for anyone with an interest in mental health/illness. We will be reading classic and popular books that in some way have something to do with mental health/illness. The story-lines and characters may or may not be diagnosed as having a mental illness.

More information at NAMI GC Book Club at Meetup.com

Sunday, January 15, 2017 2:00 PM
” The Perks  of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:00 PM
Book to be determined


In The News: NAMI Greater Cleveland

December 2, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Proposed policies that would dictate how Cleveland police officers deal with people in mental health crisis are a significant departure from the department’s current guidelines.

The proposed policies include several changes that have already taken place but were never memorialized in writing, officials said. While giving police a lot of latitude, the policies also lay out clear steps officers would have to take when dealing with a person who suffers from mental illness.

The new policies were unveiled Monday. Read More

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