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from NAMI.org
Medicare Part D Plans Are Changing. Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 7 Are your prescription medications covered by Medicare? You should check your plan to see if you need to make any changes.
Henderson Behavioral Health Advancing Early Intervention
Smoking and Mental Health: Why Is It Harder for People with Mental Illness to Quit Smoking?
2015 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 15
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We are always looking for new volunteers.  Listed below are some of the areas where your help can make a big difference in the lives of so many! 

  • Computer - update and maintain Access Data Base with membership and giving information
  • Administrative - prepare mailings and put packets together
  • Advocacy, Legislative and Policy Issues - write letters, make phone calls, keep membership up to date
  • Education/Training - complete training and serve as a co-teacher for Family-to-Family, Peer to Peer, In Our Own Voice
  • NAMI WALK

-Collecting donations and walking in the Walk as a member of a team or as an individual walker not affiliated with any team. 

-Volunteering to work the day of the Walk. (Tasks include setting up the walk site, registering walkers, serving refreshments, giving out event T-shirts, cleaning up after the Walk is over.)

-Helping to get other people and businesses that you know or have connections with involved.   

-Helping to promote the Walk by scheduling a presentation at your work place or to a group, church or organization that you belong to.

-Helping to recruit companies or businesses in the community to sponsor the Walk by  making a cash donation or donating good or services in support of the event.

-Helping to get food and refreshments (coffee, bottled water, juice boxes, sport drinks, bagels, donuts, snack foods, fruit, etc.) donated for the walk.

-Helping to get entertainment (music, clowns, jugglers, magicians, face painters, etc.) for the Walk.

  • In the Community - Distribute NAMI materials and the Road Map to medical facilities (clinics, doctors' offices, hospitals, etc.)

Please contact:

Mary Issah at NAMI Johnson County office

319-337-5400 or e-mail at mary.issah@namijc.org


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