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NAMI Greater Cleveland

The National Alliance on Mental Illness 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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SAVE THE DATES
NAMIWalks Kick-Off Luncheon, Wed., July 12th. 2017

NAMI GC 2017 NAMIWalks, Saturday, September 16th, 2017

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Thank you to the sponsors, participants and planning committee
for making our 2nd Annual Conference a great success.
We’re in this Together: Integrating Mental Health & Addictive Services.

2017 conference logo Conference handouts

Platinum Sponsor: 

Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation (1)

Silver Sponsor: Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging

Bronze Sponsor:  
Rose Hill Center

 

Thank you to our Annual Meeting Sponsors:

Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation (1)

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NAMI GC in conjunction with Dave’s Supermarket in
Richmond Hts., Ohio celebrates Autism Awareness Month

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Community Education Night

Thank you to Erum Ahmad, MD and Grace Pinto Britton, MD
of University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center
for their March 29th presentation – 
Overview of Psychiatric Medications
Program Handout

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For information and registration click here

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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

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

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: 
  • Monday, September 11, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    Calvary Lutheran Church
    6906 West Pleasant Valley Rd., Parma 44129
  • August – Eastside TBD

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.

For more information about the NAMI GC Book Club
contact Beth at betheler@att.net

May 21- ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr

June 18 (father’s day) – ‘A Man Called Ove’ by Fredrik Backman

July 16 – ‘The Pleasure of My Company’ by Steve Martin

August 20 – ‘The Glass Castle’ by Jeannette Walls

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Lori Vick Talks about Suicide and the Adam-Amanda
Mental Health Rehabilitation Center


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May 19, 2017

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