May is Mental Health Month!
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May – Mental Health Month, NAMI and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. Show your support by joining or donating to NAMI!Read More
HEAR – Holistic Health + Empathy + Accessibility + Recovery
HEAR is a partnership between Ciné, Family Counseling Service of Athens, Inc. (FCS) and Nuçi’s Space to raise awareness and de-stigmatize mental illness by screening relevant mental wellness-related videos & films for the Athens community. We will screen movies every Saturday in Mental Health Awareness Month (May). Tickets for the film screenings will be available free of Read More
Have our meetings/support groups helped you or your loved ones? You could become a facilitator.
2019 State Training ScheduleAre you an active NAMI member and participate in support groups and education classes? Want to share your story? Want to educate and support others affected by mental health conditions? Become a NAMI Program Leader in 2019! Check out our upcoming State Trainings below: CIT Youth In Crisis Instructor Training 2019: July 17-19, 2019 – Warner Robins, GA
NAMI Basics Teacher Training 2020: January 10-12
NAMI Connections Support Group Read More
On September 14, NAMI joined a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Administration’s recently-issued rule on short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans. The lead plaintiff is the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, joined by NAMI and the following organizations: AIDS United, American Psychiatric Association, Little Lobbyists, Mental Health America and National Partnership for Women & Families.
The new STLD rule dealt a blow to mental health parity by allowing for Read More