News & Events

Welcome to NAMI Cobb

Educational Meeting Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Join us on Thursday, September 18th to hear Dr. Ashraf Attalla. Dr. Attalla is a Harvard educated psychiatrist who is on staff at Emory University and Ridgeview Institute. His talks are informational, entertaining and insightful. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The meeting itself commences at 7:30 pm with business and announcements. This is followed by more »

NAMIWalks & 5k Run

Sign up for the NAMI Walk at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Nov. 1. This year it is newly combined with a 5k run. Sign up here via NAMIGA.org. NAMI Cobb has two teams created so far: The Cobb Stigma Busters, captained by Neill Blake; and The NAMI Cobb Runners, captained by Tim Link. Sign up more »

August 21st Educational Meeting

Dr. Nathan (Andy) Shapira of Carman Research in Smyrna, GA, will speak at our next NAMI Cobb educational meeting. His topic will be illnesses of the schizophrenic spectrum and the latest information available concerning research into new drug treatments. Please join us on Thursday, August 21 at: St. James Episcopal Church 161 Church Street Marietta, more »

In Our Own Voice Presentation at June 15 Educational Meeting

Join us at our next NAMI Cobb educational meeting on Thursday, June 19 for an inspiring “In Our Own Voice” presentation by two NAMI members as they relate their struggles and triumphs, one dealing with schizophrenia, the other with major depression. Our presenters will be: • Ashley Smith, author of What’s on My Mind? – more »

Neill Blake Named NAMI GA Volunteer of the Year

At the NAMI Georgia annual conference and meeting which took place on Saturday, April 26, Neill Blake was named NAMI Georgia’s Volunteer of the Year. The foundation for this award was Neill’s work in NAMI Faithnet. She has been active in reaching out to leaders in various faith communities to promote awareness, decrease stigma, and more »