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March 20, 2020

NAMI Greater Cleveland is now offering support groups on the phone! Our virtual groups will follow NAMI guidelines, policy, procedures and protocol – but instead of meeting in person, we will meet over the phone! Virtual meetings are new for all of us. Please be patient as we all learn together. Just follow the steps […]

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A Letter From Our Executive Director

March 31, 2020

  Dear Friends, NAMI Greater Cleveland is beginning our third week of remote operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At NAMI Greater Cleveland, we have long been committed to working in ways that are agile, consistent, and conversant. I am pleased to report that this commitment, which informs our organizational culture and operations, has […]

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World Bipolar Day is March 30th

March 30, 2020

  What is World Bipolar Day? The vision of World Bipolar Day (WBD) is to bring world awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate social stigma. Through international collaboration, the goal of WBD is to bring the world population information about bipolar conditions that will educate and improve sensitivity towards the condition. WBD will be […]

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Office Closing

March 13, 2020

Dear Friends,   We feel that it is NAMI GC’s responsibility to take the steps to protect the people we serve. We believe it is our role to model to the community necessary actions in order to protect Ohio’s most vulnerable people with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, caregivers, friends, and staff.  To that […]

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Cuyahoga County could save millions in jail costs by creating treatment facility for some crime suspects, consultants say

March 8, 2020

Updated Feb 12, 2020; Posted Feb 06, 2020 By Courtney Astolfi CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County could reduce its daily jail population by about 160 inmates by creating a so-called diversion center where police officers could take mentally ill or addicted people suspected of non-violent, low-level crimes, according to a report from consultants. The […]

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Greater Cleveland Congregations, others, urge Cuyahoga County leaders to open ‘crisis centers’ for people with mental health, drug problems

Updated Feb 28, 2020; Posted Feb 28, 2020 By Courtney Astolfi CLEVELAND, Ohio – Hundreds of people from faith-based organizations packed an East Side church Thursday night to urge Cuyahoga County leaders to create “crisis centers” to serve as an alternative to jail for those with mental health or drug issues. The 90-minute event, organized by […]

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