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NAMI Waukesha’s Blue Jean Bingo!

Looking for something fun to do in May? Join NAMI Waukesha on Friday, May 16th at the County Springs Hotel for Blue Jean Bingo! This is a fun and entertaining event that consists of an all-you –can-eat fish fry buffet, licensed bingo event with cash prizes, and large silent auction. For more information click on the Blue Jean Bingo tab on the left side of this page. We hope to see you there!

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National Alliance on Mental Illness Consumer Council of Waukesha County (NCCWC) is Looking for New Members 

The mission of the NCCWC is to empower people who lived with mental illness. They are dedicated to reducing the stigma of mental illness through education of families and the community.

NCCWC activities include preparing an annual health fair, legistaltive outreach, and assisting in NAMI Waukesha fundraising efforts

NCCWC invites any mental health consumer to join their committee and attend monthly meetings. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 3:00 pm.

Please call NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886 and ask for Cathy for more details about how you can get involved!

 


Join teacher/trainee Margeaux Chudy for…

 

Free Yoga Classes

 

Mondays ~ 6:30-7:30

Jan. 13th – May 19th

Calm your mind. Gain flexibility and strength. Find peace in a hectic world!

Try something new

Yoga is all about balance – between breath and movement, effort and relaxation, mind and body. Commit to a two-month yoga journey and prepare to be amazed as your mind and body transform! To sign up and for more info, contact Margeaux at (563) 370-9047 or mrgxfincher@gmail.com .

 

NAMI * 217 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 300 * Waukesha, WI 53186

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On Saturday, September 21st over 300 people joined together at Frame Park in Waukesha to raise funds and awareness for mental health at NAMIWalks in Waukesha 2013. Thank you to everyone who walked with us, donated, volunteered, or sponsored this event! Because of you we have raised$37, 376 which will help NAMI Waukesha continue to provide free support, education, and advocacy programs for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Thank you to everyone who participated, without you NAMIWalks in Waukesha would not be a success. We hope to see you at NAMIWalks in Waukesha 2014 on September 20, 2014!

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NAMI Waukesha Announces Survivors Helping Survivors Support Group 

Have you recently lost a loved one to suicide? Your feelings of grief, sadness, shock, isolation, anger and guilt may seem overwhelming. You may wonder if you will ever recover. These are normal responses. There is help from others who, like you, have experienced this tragedy. They want to help you recover and, most of all, they want you to know that you are not alone.

Survivors Helping Survivors is open to all family members and friends of a loved one who has completed suicide.  There is no need to register, no fee and you are welcome to attend as often as you would like. 

 Survivors Helping Survivors will be held on the 4th Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30 pm at the NAMI Waukesha Offices located at 217 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 300, Waukesha, WI 53186. For more information please contact NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886.


NAMI Waukesha Announces Weekly Mood Disorders Support Group 

NAMI Waukesha is excited to announce a new support group, The Care Connection. The group will support individuals wrestling with Bi-Polar, Depression, ADHD, Schizophrenia or any other diagnoses. The focus of the group is to support everyone affected by mental illness. This includes the person diagnosed (Consumer) and, Family and Friends.

At each meeting everyone benefits from hearing about the experiences, challenges and successes of both groups during a combined session.  The meeting then splits into three separate groups: Consumers; Young Adult Consumers; Family and Friends.  This format provides everyone with a confidential, safe environment in which to discuss the difficult issues they face and develop ways to cope with them.  

The Care Connection will meet every Tuesday evening from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Vercelli Building, on the grounds of St. William Catholic Church located at 440 N. Moreland Blvd. in Waukesha. For additional information, please contact NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886 or call Peter Castator (414-915-8540), Michael Wycklendt (262-751-9231) or Mary Weisman (262-506-8751). Information is also available at www.thecareconnection.org.


NAMI Waukesha proudly receives funding from United Way of Waukesha County

United Way of Waukesha County

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