“Family to Family” is an 11-week course for parents, adult siblings, spouses, significant others and caregivers of individuals with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, learn coping skills, and empower participants to become advocates for their loved ones. This group runs weekly, Tuesday, Sept. 8 – Nov. more »
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Sheri McGuinness will be the guest speaker our at the June Educational Meeting. In 1999, Sheri lost her husband Joe to suicide after 23 years of marriage. The journey that followed, led her to the Suicide Prevention Action Network, GA (SPAN-GA) as a volunteer. She was asked to take leadership and became President and CEO more »
Please join the NAMI Cobb Stigma Busters for the 2015 NAMIWalk taking place on Saturday, Sep. 26, 2015, at Grant Park in Atlanta. This is our one major fund-raising event each year. Please support our efforts to educate, advocate, and provide support for families and persons whose lives are affected by mental illness. You can more »
Owing to the Memorial Day holiday, there will be no support group meetings on Monday, May 25. Support groups will meet on Monday, May 17, and then resume again on Monday, June 1.
Our guest speaker this May is Sam Rapier who serves as the CPS Training Coordinator for the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN). In this role, Sam leads the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) training program throughout Georgia. Sam received his formal education at East Tennessee State University and Quillen College of Medicine where he completed more »