NEW SUPPORT GROUPS IN NORWALK AND GREENWICH
NAMI Stamford/Greenwich is offering two new Support Groups for families & friends who have a loved one with behavioral health issues. See complete Support Group Schedule by clicking on the "Support Groups" tab on the menu bar on the left.
When: First Tuesday of every month, starting on September 4, 2012
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Norwalk Hospital, CP2 Conference Room, 34 Maple Street, Norwalk,CT 06850
Contact: Luice at 203-855-3530
When: Third Thursday of each month, starting on October 18, 2012
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cafeteria Conference Room (Lower Level), Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Contacts: Claudia (203) 428-6864 or Carol (203) 329-0687
SUPPORT GROUP FOR PARENTS
NAMI-CAN Child and Adolescent Network Support Group - A support group for parents and primary caregivers of children with behavioral and emotional issues.
When: The 2nd Tuesday of every month
Time: 10:00 -11:30 am
Where: Tully Health Center-Conference Room B, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford, CT
For more information, contact Dawn at (203) 249-5935 or Lorraine at (203) 858-1477.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
(Click on the "Resources" tab on the menu bar at the left for the complete articles below)
HOUSING AND CONTINUITY OF CARE by Peter Case. The Connecticut mental health system is not doing a good job of providing continuity of care for psychiatric patients discharged from hospitals. That was the assessment of James McCreath, Ph.D., President and CEO of St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services in Westport who spoke at NAMI Fairfield’s March 3rd speaker meeting.
ANY QUESTIONS FOR THE PHARMACIST? by Diane Frost. Charles F. Caley, Pharm.D., addressed questions from audience members in the Brace Professor Auditorium at the Tully Health Center in Stamfordon March 17th. He presented an educational discussion on medications prescribed for serious mental illnesses.
CRISIS PREVENTION AND PLANNING
It is important to be prepared in case of a psychiatric crisis. Please click here for information and helpful details.
Crisis Prevention and Planning (Word Document)
Crisis Prevention and Planning