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NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties (Ohio)

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NAMI is looking for people like you, ages 18-29, who are looking to make a difference in their community by fighting the stigma of mental illness and advocating for individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Individuals with a mental health condition as well as family members of those affected by mental illness are highly encouraged to check this group out!

  • The Young Adult Advocacy Group will meet virtually, however, it is for residents of Delaware and Morrow Counties of Ohio
  • Advocacy group that discusses the importance of mental health awareness and decreasing the stigma of mental illness!
  • We will discuss the importance of mental health through open discussions, activities, getting involved in the community and more.
  • 2 groups per month, however, participation is not mandatory. Come once per month or as often as it works with your schedule!
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI started with a small group of families in 1979 and has grown to include more than 500 local affiliates. NAMI of Delaware and Morrow Counties is one of those affiliates. We provide support groups, advocacy groups, education and informative classes as well as presentation to the community! Check out our website for more information or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

More information:
We are glad that you are interested in helping decrease the stigma of mental illness! Please reach out to Angela@NotAloneOhio.org for more information.

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About NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties (Ohio)

Location:

P. O Box 601, 814 Bowtown Road, Delaware, OH 43015, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life and ensure dignity and respect for persons with serious mental illness, and offer support to their families and close friends.

Description

Our Goals

We advocate at the county, state and national levels for non-discriminatory access to quality healthcare, housing , education and employment for people with mental illness.

  • Educate the public about mental illness.
  • Work to eliminate the stigma of mental illness.
  • Advocate for increased funding for research into the causes and treatment of mental illness.

We offer educational classes and support groups for people living with mental illness and their families and friends.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

814 Bowtown RoadDelaware, OH 43015

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • It is up to you how often you participate!

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