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Educational Meeting Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Education Speaker Series Presents: Ever wonder what personality disorder is and how these disorders differ from mood disorders? Jamie Dickson, Psy. D joins us this month to discuss the various types of personality disorders – eccentric, dramatic, anxious, antisocial and borderline  –  and how each type manifests itself, is diagnosed and treated. Dr. Dickson received more »

CIT Training for GA Police Officers

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is a dynamic collaboration of professionals committed to people with mental illness and other brain disorders. The CIT program is sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and the Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Mental Health, Development Disabilities, and Addictive Diseases, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Georgia more »

Educational Meeting Thurs. June 18th, 2015

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 »

Join NAMIWalk 2015 With the NAMI Cobb Stigma Busters

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 »