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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 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 »