NAMI Lake County & The Perry Local Schools present
A Community Forum on People with Special Needs
"A WALK IN THEIR SHOES"
A powerful after-school event to promote understanding of people with mental health issues and other special needs.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
3:00 to 7:30 pm
Meet a parent of a child with mental illness.
Meet a young adult who will speak about her personal experience with mental illness.
Participate in activities and simulations designed to help you understand the challenges faced by people with mental illness and special needs.
Learn the early warning signs of childhood mental illness and the resources that are available to adults, educators, children, and families in our community.
Strengthen the alliance between families and schools to address the challenges faced by students with mental illness and other special needs.
Applications available in the PHS office or online at www.perryservicelearning.weebly.com
For schedule of events and additional information see "WALK IN THEIR SHOES' document at the bottom of this page.
Special thanks to the following sponsors whose generous support makes this program possible:
Kohls, Hands On Northeast Ohio, PHS Student Council, and the Perry Service Learning Program
NAMI Lake County offers many benefits, services and valuable information for all persons affected by mental illness:
individuals, family members, providers, school personnel,employers, faith communitiesand community organizations alike.
Browse our website for more information about our programs and services.
Proudly recognized NAMI Lake County as
“Affiliate of the Year" 2008
NAMI Lake County is proud to be a service provider of the Lake County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board. For more information on the ADAMHS Network of Service Providers go to www.HelpThatWorks.us
HOW TO JOIN:
To become a member, please download the Membership Form at the bottom of the page.
Please fill out the information and mail it with your check to:
NAMI LAKE COUNTY
One Victoria Square, Suite 260
Painesville, Ohio 44077
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