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Family to Family Class Starting in February

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 »

Mental Health Advocacy Training, Saturday, Jan. 17

NAMI Georgia will be hosting mental health advocacy training at the NAMI Georgia office on Saturday, January 17th, 2015, from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Trainers and presenters include Ellen Jaeger, Director of Public Policy at Mental Health America of Georgia; and Jim & Bonnie Moore of NAMI Rome. Location: NAMI Georgia 3180 Presidential Dr Suite A more »

Mental Health Day at the Capitol, Jan. 20, 2015

The Behavioral Health Services Coalition is sponsoring Mental Health Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, starting at 8:30 am. The event includes breakfast for those who register in advance; education, speakers, rally, meeting with legislators, and touring the capitol. Register via this form by January 15: Registration Form Registration on site from more »

Educational Meeting: Thursday, January 15

Join us in for our first meeting of 2015, as we welcome Amy Eisenman, LPC, of Peachtree DBT speaks about Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT for short. DBT is an evidence-based treatment that has proven to be effective for various disorders and conditions. It combines cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation with the concepts of distress more »

Educational Meeting and Potluck on Thur. Nov. 20

Please join us for a potluck dinner and a discussion of PTSD lead by Sergeant Eric Adams, Sr., of the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Police Department. Sgt. Adams serves as the Georgia Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator for the Atlanta VA Police Dept. He coordinates the training within the agency for sworn and non-sworn personnel. He also serves more »