NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness
page printed from NAMI Greater Cleveland
 

OCTOBER 5 - 11, 2014 is MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK

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NAMI Greater Cleveland provides free support, education, advocacy and resources
for individuals with mental illness and their family members.

 NAMI GREATER CLEVELAND NAMED
OUTSTANDING AFFILIATE FOR 2014

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NAMI GC attended the 2014 National Convention in Washington DC to accept this award.
 

2014 NAMI GREATER CLEVELAND NAMIWALKS

Thank you to the more than 1,500 people who gathered at
Voinovich Park for NAMIWalks 2014!  
It was a beautiful fall day with blue skies and sunshine.
 
To date, we have raised nearly $120,000 which is 72% of goal.  
Our goal of $165,000 is attainable with your help.
 
We can accept Walk donations until November 15, 2014
To donate and help us reach our goal 
click here.

EVENTS

Community Education Programs

If you were unable to attend the program on Psychiatric Service Dogs
held on 9/18/14,
a video of
the presentation will be available
here soon.


In Recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week

"
Ask the Doctor"
Thur. Oct. 9, 2014 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Three psychiatrists’ will be here to take your questions about Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders or Child/Adolescent Mental Illness. No formal presentation, just question and answer sessions on the topic of your choice.
Non-members - $10, 
(cash or check at the door)
Members - Free 

Registration required 216-875-7776 or  eriehm@namicleveland.org with your name, # of people attending and
topic(s) of your choice.


"Parenting Anxious
Elementary-Aged Children"
Sat. November 15th, 2014
2 -3:30 p.m.
Presented by
Liesl Glover, M.S. Doctoral Resident
Westlake Porter Public Library in the Porter Room.
27333 Center Ridge Road,
Westlake, OH 44145

Free and open to the public.
Limited free childcare, but parents must register with Connecting for Kids, spaces fill quickly.
To RSVP email connectingforkids.org/events,
or info@connectingforkids.org 
or call 440-250-5563.
Co-sponsored by NAMI Greater Cleveland and Connecting for Kids

Click here for more information

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. 

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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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

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
 


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.

Fall 2014 class - Date to be determined.
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 more information on all of the above education programs click here

 

Kaufman Container Recognizes Mental Illness

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MULTICULTURAL OUTREACH

PROYECTO V.I.D.A.

Do you suffer from depression or anxiety?
Are you a victim of abuse or trauma?

We invite you to participate in a confidential Spanish Speaking support group for Latina women.

PROYECTO V.I.D.A.
(
Viviendo Independiente de Depresion y Ansiedad)

Dates: Friday's October 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21 & December 5, 2014
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
NAMI Greater Cleveland
2012 W 25 St., # 600
Cleveland, OH 44113
Parking is free, lot entrance off of
W. 26 St.
 Tell parking attendant you are here for the ADAMHS Board.

Light refreshments and childcare
(if needed) will be provided***

Group facilitator;
Gabriela Schinkman, LISW-S
To register call
Gabriela Schinkman at 216-410-2832

 

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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 Groups
(for individuals 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
Community Shares of Greater Cleveland
Community West Foundation
Edwin Northrup II Fund/PNC Charitable Trust
Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund
Genentech,
Ginn Foundation
Honors Project
Janssen
Lundbeck
Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation,
Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
Michael Talty and Helen Talty Charitable Trust,
NAMI (National) – Sharing Hope Project
Ridgecliff Foundation
Stolier
Woodruff Foundation 9/17/14

 

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


Related Files

2013 Annual Report (PDF File)
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report (PDF File)
2010 Annual Report (PDF File)
Strategic Plan for 2013 2016 (PDF File)
VIDA (Word Document)
Community Education Programs

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