Members of NAMI Utah have been assisting in offering training sessions for church leaders at various Utah sites during the past four years.
Sherri Wittwer, NAMI Utah's executive director, provides this overview of the sessions and explains how they work. Read more…
In January, 2004, the federal Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma (ADS Center) held a teleconference entitled "Working with Faith Communities to Counter Discrimination and Stigma."
Presenters provided steps to engage the faith-based community to educate their members and their communities about people with mental illnesses.
Using your phone, you can now listen to an archive of this teleconference, as well as download the corresponding slides. Read more…
Beginning this weekend in
NAMIWALKS are designed to:
In short, NAMIWALKS presents a great opportunity for your faith community to become more aware of mental illness and show its
Please consider organizing a team from your church, synagogue, mosque, or temple to participate in the nearest NAMIWALK this year.
To learn more, find a walk near you and get started, visit the NAMIWALKS Web site.
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