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NAMI Central Texas

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Do you or a loved one live with mental illness? Are you comfortable using Zoom as an online platform?

If so, we need you!

1 in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions but the perception of mental illness won’t change unless we act to change it!

NAMI Central Texas is changing the way our community addresses mental health through innovative education, support, and advocacy programs. PLEASE NOTE: All of our programs are currently being offered in an ONLINE FORMAT through Spring 2021.

We need volunteers with lived experience who are willing to train to teach our classes, lead support groups, or give presentations. Help us change the conversation.

Contact Jordan (jordan@namicentraltx.org) to learn more!

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About NAMI Central Texas

Location:

P.O. Box 302398, Austin, TX 78703, US

Mission Statement

NAMI Central Texas is dedicated to improving the lives of all individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy programs. At NAMI Central Texas we envision a community that addresses mental illness as a health issue and provides the systems, resources and education for all people to achieve recovery.are combating stigma through education and awareness.

Description

NAMI Central Texas is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization and an affiliate of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and NAMI Texas.

We are a volunteer network of families, consumers, friends, and concerned professionals working together to improve the quality of life for those affected by severe and persistent mental illness. Our goal is to enable each individual affected by a mental health condition to live the best life possible. NAMI Central Texas provides a place to meet and learn from others and to let others learn from you.

We educate ourselves and others about mental illness.

We promote better treatment and support services, and advocate for research into the causes and treatments of mental illness.

We are a network of people working to improve the lives of all who are impacted by serious mental illness.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Austin & Surrounding CountiesBastrop, TX 78602

(30.11049,-97.31527)
 

SKILLS

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies by program - please contact for details!
  • Volunteers must be 18+ and have lived experience with mental illness (i.e. they are living with a mental illness or have had a loved one with a mental illness )

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