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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 »

Annual Membership Meeting on March 19, 2015

The NAMI Cobb Annual Membership Meeting is called for this Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers for the 2015 fiscal year. The following individuals have been selected by the Nominating Committee and have agreed to serve if elected. Any additional nominees should email Neill Blake at with more »

Family-to-Family Class Coming in April 2015

The Atlanta VA Medical Center is pleased to continue the community partnership with NAMI and to work together to serve family members of veterans who live with mental illnesses such as PTSD, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia. The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family members (over 18 years of more »

Educational Meeting Thurs. Feb. 19, 2015

Education Speaker Series Presents:   Author and mental health advocate, Felicia Johnson, who joins us to discuss her own experience in dealing with a loved one suffering from child abuse, depression and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  Inspired by her own life story and the journey of her childhood friend, Felicia has authored the novel, Her, more »