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from NAMI.org
Facing a Double Stigma Melody Moezzi has faced stigma growing up as an Iranian-American and as a woman with bipolar disorder. She's speaking at this year's NAMI National Convention.
Book Review: 8 Keys to End Bullying Strategies for Parents & Schools
NAMI Advocacy Update: July 2014
YANA: We Are More Than Just Numbers
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NAMI Educational Programs:

Education Meetings: Guest Speakers are community experts who speak about a wide range of mental health topics.
CHANGED TO THE Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. Location: Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760

  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a 40-hour education program designed to educate law enforcement officers about mental illness. Call the NAMI Help Line at 727-791-3434.
  • Family-to-Family is a twelve-week course for family and friends of individuals with mental illness, to assist them in care giving, coping and problem-solving.
    Pre-Registration is required. Contact Cathy Saylor at 727-512-7713
    Email: cathysaylor2000@yahoo.com"> Or call NAMI Help-Line:  727-791-3434
  • Peer-to-Peer is a ten-week course for people with mental illness, to assist them in understanding brain disorders, symptom management, relapse prevention, coping skills, and advance directives.
    Pre-Registration is required. Contact The Consumer Help Line at 727-600-5838.
    Email: consumercouncil@nami-pinellas-fl.org"> Or call NAMI Help-Line:  727-791-3434
  • Breaking the Silence is an educational package designed to teach students on three grade levels, upper elementary, middle school, and high school about serious mental illness.

Our free Peer-to-Peer, Family-to-Family, and CIT trainings are typically held twice a year – spring and fall. New classes are announced in our bi-monthly newsletter. Breaking the Silence is held throughout the school year in Pinellas County schools. For more information about these programs, please contact NAMI Pinellas County at 727-826-0807.

USEFUL AND INFORMATIVE LINKS:

DIRECTIONS TO MEETINGS

Peer-to-Peer Information on Google Video   WATCH THIS!

St. Petersburg Times: Officers Get Inside View of Mental Illness

2008 CIT Conference


Related Links

St. Petersburg Times: Officers Get Inside View of Mental Illness
2007 CIT Conference
Family-to-Family Testimonial
Peer-to-Peer Information on Google Video
Directions to Meetings
2008 CIT Conference

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