OCTOBER 3, 2015 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.
NAMI OF ROANOKE VALLEY WILL BE HOLDING A MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
GRANDIN COLAB CENTER
1327 GRANDIN RD SW
MANY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE PROVIDERS FROM THE VALLEY WILL BE THERE
A RAFFLE WILL BE HELD ($1.00 A TICKET), LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED,
AND THERE WILL BE 2 BREAKOUT SESSIONS
(1ST SESSION AT 11:00 A.M. WILL BE A PRESENTATION OF NAMI PROGRAM “IN OUR OWN VOICE”, 2ND SESSION AT 1:00 P.M. WILL BE “ASK
- NAMI’S MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK – 10/5/2015 FUNDRAISER
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support National Alliance on Mental Illness of Roanoke Valley.
Come in to
Chipotle at 2011 Colonial Ave SW in Roanoke on Monday
OCTOBER 5, 2015, 3:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
tell the cashier you’re
supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to National Alliance on Mental Illness Roanoke Valley.
- NAMI’S MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK – CANDLELIGHT SERVICE 10/8/2015 6:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M.
NAMI OF ROANOKE VALLEY
THRASHER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
707 E. WASHINGTON AVE
A candlelight service will be held to honor all of those people who are fighting mental illness; the individual, their families, friends, and medical professionals. It is also to remember those who have died from the disease. Please join us to find hope and to give strength.
- Affiliate General Meeting, Date and Time
THERE WILL NOT BE A NAMI GENERAL MEETING IN OCTOBER DUE TO OTHER VARIOUS EVENTS DURING MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK
OCTOBER 4th thru OCTOBER 10TH, 2015
- Learning Compassion for Yourself
Learning Compassion for Yourself
By Rita Chin
| Aug. 14, 2015
–>I’d never thought of myself as a particularly fearful person. When I was eleven, I fought three bullies off my stepbrother with my undersized fists. Later that year, I found the courage to run away from an abusive home, and by thirteen, I never went home again. For much
- Two Major Mental Health Bills Introduced in US Senate
Two Major Mental Health Bills Introduced in US Senate
Author: Ron Honberg – 8/10/2015
Last week the U.S. Senate adjourned for its August recess but not before introducing two major mental health bills.
Mental Health Reform Act of 2015
Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015 (S. 1945), legislation to “comprehensively overhaul and strengthen America’s mental health care system.”
The bill addresses many of the same issues as the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act”