Ending the Silence Presenter

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ORGANIZATION: NAMI West Central Indiana

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Are you interested in sharing the story of your mental health journey with young people who might be going through the same thing? Are you looking to fight stigma in schools and in the community? Then this opportunity is for you!

Volunteers can expect to recieve training on how to present, and then will be assigned presentations based on stated availability, traveling to various locations in Tippecanoe and contiguous counties telling your story.\

NAMI provides training and a stipend for fuel. Volunteers must be willing to train and become a NAMI member.

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About NAMI West Central Indiana

Location:

615 N 18TH ST STE 104, Lafayette, IN 47904, US

Mission Statement

NAMI West Central Indiana advocates for support, effective treatment, and education for individuals and families affected by mental illness in our community.

Description

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the United States. We believe that pursing mental health involves patience, courage, and the support of others, and we are passionate about providing you with the tools and resources to overcome the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

NAMI West Central Indiana (NAMI-WCI) serves Tippecanoe County and the seven surrounding counties: Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Warren and White.

Here at NAMI West Central Indiana, we promise to:

  • Continue to work actively to improve the lives of individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness and their family members
  • Remain vigorous advocates for the implementation of evidence-based practices for mental illness treatment
  • Work to establish a positive environment in which constructive attitudes towards those impacted by mental illness can flourish

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

615 N 18TH ST STE 104Lafayette, IN 47904

(40.4232,-86.87653)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours per month
  • Volunteers must be willing to become members of NAMI and have reliable transportation to presentation sites

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