NAMI Fond du Lac/Friendship Corner
Click on the Calendar tab for the October Calendar for NAMI Fond du Lac and Friendship Corner. You can still register for the David Mays presentation on October 7th online at https://my.marianuniversity.edu/Pages/sswa.aspx. Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 5-11. Show your support by wearing green during the week. Thank you to all that participated in the 3rd Annual “5K Run/Walk For Wellness.” The morning was a brisk 42 degrees, but the sun was shining as the runners and walkers crossed the finish line.
- Tuesday, October 7 – David Mays won the Wisconsin NAMI 2010 Outstanding Mental Health Professional Award and the Performance Award from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. On October 7th from 9am until noon, David will speak on the New Science of Genetics in the Stayer Center located at Marian University. This presentation will consider the perils and promises of genetic manipulation and the ongoing mystery of how the environment and lifestyle choices may affect the genes of future generations. The second presentation from 1:00-3:00pm, David will present on the new changes within the DSM-5, a review of brain scanning and other imaging technologies and the efficacy of the new physical manipulations of the brain. Lunch and refreshments will be included.
- Thursday, October 16 – NAMI Family Support Group at 6:30 p.m. This gathering is offered monthly by NAMI affiliates, free of charge, in a confidential and safe setting 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.
- Tuesday, October 21 –Friendship Corner costume dinner party at 5 pm. Any person that utilizes Friendship Corner may sign up for the dinner. Goodie bags will be given to all who sign up. Please sign up at Friendship Corner by October 7th. Costumes are optional, but there will be a prize for best costume.
Tony Sabel NAMI Coordinator
Friendship Corner Telephone Number 920-922-0566
NAMI Fond du Lac Telephone Number 920-979-0512
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Fond du Lac County 24 Hour Crisis Intervention Line 920-929-3535
Last Updated: September 30, 2014
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