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In The News: NAMI Hall

March 23, 2019

NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session program for family, friends and significant others of military Service Members and Veterans. The class helps families understand what the Service Member/ Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life transition, PTSD and other mental health conditions.

The program is designed to help family members understand and support their Service Member/Veteran while maintaining their own well-being. NAMI Homefront leaders have personal experience with mental health conditions impacting their Service Member/ Veteran. The class Read More

    Our speaker will be Dr. Shawn Desai, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of AEON Global Health, a publicly traded clinical laboratory based in Gainesville, GA.  He is a board certified medical laboratory director and obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Emory University and his J.D. from The University of Georgia School of Law.  Dr. Desai oversees 30 scientists as they perform important clinical tests and also leads AEON’s research and development team that develops new testing.  He is Read More

    We are excited to offer the NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group in Athens beginning Feb. 26, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM.

    What:  A support group for adults (18+) who have experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Free and peer led, facilitated by NAMI certified volunteers who have lived experience.  Find support in safe, understanding environment, share and gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

    When: Monthly on the 4th Tuesday of month from 6:00PM-7:30PM Beginning February Read More

    Have our meetings/support groups helped you or your loved ones? You could become a facilitator.

    2019 State Training Schedule

    Are 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: NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training Location: Atlanta April 19 – 20, 2019

    NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training Location: Atlanta May 5, 2019

    NAMI Peer-to-Peer Mentor Training Location: 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

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