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“Voices” Documentary Screening Nov. 9th, 2014

VOICES A documentary film Directed by Gary Tsai, an emergency room psychiatrist and a member of NAMI, & Hiroshi Hara.   Screening on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at the International Freethought Film Festival   Voices will be screening on Sunday, Nov 9, 2014 from 2:15pm – 4pm   Cinefest Film Theater 66 Courtland St SE Atlanta, more »

Belinda Wheeler to Speak at Oct. 16th Educational Meeting

Our speaker on Thursday, October 16th will be Certified Peer Specialist Belinda Wheeler. Diagnosed 15 years ago with bipolar disorder, Belinda has dealt with the symptoms and struggles of bipolar since her early teen years. Five years ago, Belinda began looking for a way to use her experiences with a mental illness in a positive more »

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 »