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Belinda Wheeler to Speak at Oct. 16th Educational Meeting

Our speaker on Thursday, October 16th will be Certified Peer Specialist Belinda Wheeler. Diagnosed 15 years ago with bipolar disorder, Belinda has dealt with the symptoms and struggles of bipolar since her early teen years. Five years ago, Belinda began looking for a way to use her experiences with a mental illness in a positive more »

Educational Meeting Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Join us on Thursday, September 18th to hear Dr. Ashraf Attalla. Dr. Attalla is a Harvard educated psychiatrist who is on staff at Emory University and Ridgeview Institute. His talks are informational, entertaining and insightful. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The meeting itself commences at 7:30 pm with business and announcements. This is followed by more »

Family to Family Class Starting in September

The Family-to-Family Education Program is a series of 12 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by a team of trained National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) family member volunteers who know what it’s like to have a loved more »

August 21st Educational Meeting

Dr. Nathan (Andy) Shapira of Carman Research in Smyrna, GA, will speak at our next NAMI Cobb educational meeting. His topic will be illnesses of the schizophrenic spectrum and the latest information available concerning research into new drug treatments. Please join us on Thursday, August 21 at: St. James Episcopal Church 161 Church Street Marietta, more »