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ORGANIZATION: NAMI Mid-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!

  • 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 Morgan at Morgan@NotAloneOhio.org

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About NAMI Mid-Ohio

Location:

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

Mission Statement

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Mount Gilead, OH 43338

(40.54922,-82.8274)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • It is up to you how often you participate!

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