NAMI Fond du Lac/Friendship Corner
New NAMI Board
President - Dale Hans
Vice President - Sheryl Grimm
Secretary - Laura Rau
Treasurer - Bev Gudex
Other Members: Bill Bendt, Peggy Braun, Melissa Hays, Brenda Lee, Mary Jane Leu, Kristina Meilahn, Mary Ellen Mellies and Mary Steberg
NAMI Fond du Lac has their events planned for the month of April. Other community events involving mental illness are also described below. The April calendar for NAMI Fond du Lac and Friendship Corner is under the calendar tab. The annual NAMI Raffle fundraiser tickets will be available at Horicon Bank, Friendship Corner, Wagners, and Adult Care Consultants. Tickets are $5.00 each or 3 for $12. Raffle drawing will be June 5th at 6:30 pm at Friendship Corner and you do NOT need to be present to win. Top prizes are indicated below.
- Wednesdays, March 19 – April 30 – NAMI Basics at 6:30 p.m. NAMI Basics is a free, six-week, peer directed education program developed specifically for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a serious mental illness/serious emotional disturbance or who are experiencing symptoms, but have not yet been diagnosed. Please contact Anne Henry 920-960-7243 or Laura Rau 920-313-0161 to register. See a copy of the course flyer under the Educational Opportunities tab.
- Thursday, April 3 Voluntary vs Involuntary Treatment at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the process of voluntarily seeking help and the process of involuntary mental health treatments. Topics will cover Chapter 51.42 commitment, police detention, and the 3-party petition process.
- Thursday, April 17 – Family Support Group at 6:30 p.m. This gathering is offered monthly by NAMI affiliates, free of charge, in confidential and safe settings at Friendship Corner and is run by volunteer facilitators who are also family members living with mental health challenges in their lives. Group discussion and interaction will be encouraged.
- Thursday, April 24 – Brownie/Bob and Bonnies Doughnut sale at the courthouse. Come early to enjoy the world’s best brownie and help support NAMI Fond du Lac. Raffle tickets, brownies, and Bob and Bonnies doughnuts will be for sale at the courthouse in the morning. Raffle drawing will be June 5th and you do NOT need to be present to win. Top prizes include $500 cash, $500 Packer Tickets and Tailgate party, $500 curio/gun cabinet, $500 CSA Food Share, and a $300 Dine-around gift certificate package for local restaurants.
Tony Sabel NAMI Coordinator
Friendship Corner Telephone Number 920-922-0566
NAMI Fond du Lac Telephone Number 920-979-0512
For More Information about NAMI Fond du Lac click on the buttons along the top or the left of the screen.
Fond du Lac County 24 Hour Crisis Intervention Line 920-929-3535
Last Updated: March 30, 2014
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