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NAMI Charleston Area (SC)

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Do you speak Spanish? Have you cared for a child or children under the age of 22 with behavioral issues or mental health conditions? Would you like to help other parents or caregivers of children with mental health symptoms learn tools and techniques to navigate the school and mental health systems? We currently offer this free class in English, but would like to make it available in Spanish to our community. Please contact us to attend free NAMI Basics Instructor training. Go to https://nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Basics to find out more about this great program!

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About NAMI Charleston Area (SC)

Location:

PO Box 2251, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465, US

Mission Statement

A. To provide support, education, advocacy and outreach to persons with mental illness and their families. B. To promote better quality of care; to promote rights and interests of citizens with mental illness, particularly of those who cannot speak for themselves; and to advocate policies at the local, state and national levels to accomplish these objectives. C. To help families and friends of persons with mental illness by providing emotional support, education, and information.

Description

NAMI Charleston Area provides free classes, support groups, and programs to Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, and Horry Counties. A list of the programs we offer are below. For more detailed information about the programs, please go to our website or contact us.

We have several volunteer opportunities. Some of the volunteer opportunities require a personal connection with mental health through your own mental health condition or a loved one's, such as support group facilitators, class instructors, and presentations. We have other volunteer positions, such as administrative help answering calls and emails, fundraising, newsletter writing or editing, and outreach to the community. Help us reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and show our support to those dealing with issues related to mental health conditions!

These are the free NAMI programs we offer in our service area: Basics, Family-to-Family, Provider Education, Peer to Peer, Connection Support Group, Family Support Group Program, Crisis Intervention Team Training, NAMI Ending the Silence, and In Our Own Voice.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

99 Jonathan Lucas St.Charleston, SC 29425

(32.78452,-79.94878)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Community Outreach
  • Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • Relationship Building
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 1/2 hours, one night per week for five weeks, once or twice a year
  • Initial free training takes 2 1/2 days at the White Oaks Conference Center in Winnsboro, SC- room and food are free. Training is in English only. Usually offered one time per year.

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