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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 »

Thursday May 21, 2015 Educational Meeting

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 »

Learn About the Cobb County Mental Health Court

We have an exceptional opportunity at our upcoming NAMI Educational Meeting to hear from various members of the Cobb County Mental Health Court. Our guests will be Superior Court Judge Mary Staley, Prosecutor Kimberly Schwartz, Defense Representative Grady Moore, Coordinator Adrienne Bowen, Case Manager Karen Marshall and Law Enforcement Representative Deputy Jason Church. The goal more »