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from NAMI.org
Suicide Prevention: Can We Talk? Suicide is one of the most difficult subjects to talk about. But a new study shows that educating the group at risk can produce significant results.
OK2Talk: You Really Can Get Through It
Book Review: A Mother’s Climb Out of Darkness
YANA: Keep Fighting
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NAMI Greater Cleveland provides free support, education, advocacy and resources
for individuals with mental illness and their family members.

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NAMIWalks 2015
Saturday, August 29th
 at Edgewater Park in Cleveland

Thanks to our 2014 Team Captains,
Walkers, Sponsors and Donors,
NAMI Greater Cleveland was able to:

 Answer 2,421 calls on our helpline

 Offer educational classes such as Family-to-Family,
Understanding Mental Illness and Basics for
75 family members

 Visit 916 patients in the psychiatric floors at area hospitals
through our Hospital Network Program

Add VIDA, a six-week, Spanish language educational program for
Latina women with depression and anxiety

Expand its programming to better serve minority populations

 Host 18 support groups for 1,377 peers and family
members throughout Cuyahoga County
 
 Offer community information programs

 Maintain our website: 12,843 visits in 2014

NAMIWalks 2014 Raised $130,807!

 NAMI GREATER CLEVELAND NAMED
OUTSTANDING AFFILIATE FOR 2014

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NAMI GC Board Members, volunteers and staff attended the
2014 National Convention in Washington DC to accept the reward.
 


NAMI Greater Cleveland Call for Nominations

NAMI Greater Cleveland (NAMI GC) is pleased to announce
a call for nominations for outstanding achievement in
promoting and providing mental health services for individuals,
families and organizations in the year 2014.

The awards will be presented at the
2015 NAMI Greater Cleveland Annual Meeting in April.

Nominations are due in to the NAMI GC office no later than
Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Click here for online nomination form

EVENTS

Community Education Programs

Good News!
As of September 2014, Community Education Night programs will be videotaped and posted to the Community Events page.
 
Click here to view the video archives.

Thank you to Darryl Haase, NAMI Speaker Bureau and IOOV presenter  for his work videotaping and then editing these programs.

EDUCATION

FOR FAMILIES OR CAREGIVERS 


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Family-to-Family: 
NAMI's 12-week Signature Education Course for families or friends of individuals living with mental illness. 

Sat., March 7, 2015, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
PLAN of Northeast Ohio, Lyndhurst

This program is free, but registration is required. Call the NAMI Office,
216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org

For additional information click here 


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NAMI Basics: 
6 week NAMI Signature
Education Course for parents
and caregivers of a child with 
mental illness.

This program is free. To find out when the next class will be held, call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org



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Understanding Mental Illness
5 week Support/Educational course for families/friends of individual(s) coping with mental illness, including information for families of veterans. The next session begins on: 

Saturday, March 9, 2015, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Meets once a month, on the 
2nd Monday of the Month.
Blessed Trinity Church, Cleveland

This program is free but registration
is required
. Call the NAMI Office,
216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org

For additional information click here


FOR PEERS

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Peer-to Peer:
A 10 Week course for those seeking wellness. NAMI Signature Education Course, presented by trained "mentors" or peer teachers.

These programs are free and open to the public. To find out when the next class will be held, call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or emaibfela@namicleveland.org 



For additional information about all of the NAMI Education Programs 
click here

 

MULTICULTURAL OUTREACH

 

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 NAMI GC Multicultural Outreach
See the MultiCultural Outreach page for more information.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS


NAMI Greater Cleveland offers  Support Groups throughout Cuyahoga County.
 

We offer Wellness Support Groups for Peers
(individuals living with mental illness) &
Family/Caregivers Support Groups. Some specialty groups include: Spousal, Young Families, ADHD for teens and Adults,
Dual Diagnosis, Women's Empowerment, Spiritual, Art Journaling, Hispanic  and
Mind, Body and Spirit.

See the Support Group page 
for a list of all our groups. 


Major support for NAMI Greater Cleveland
comes from the following organizations: 
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County
CareSource Foundation
George W. Codrington Foundation
Community Shares of Greater Cleveland
Community West Foundation
Genentech
Honor Project Trust
Janssen
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Selected Donors)
Frank Hadley and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust
Lilly
Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation
Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
NAMI (National) - Sharing Hope Project
PNC Charitable Trusts (Edwin Northrup II Fund)
Ridgecliff Foundation
Stolier Foundation
12/15

 

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 2012 West 25th Street #600    Cleveland, Ohio 44113  
216-875-7776 Fax 216-861-2574 
Office hours - Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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