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There is power in sharing a story – lessons learned, obstacles overcome, experiences divulged. Why are stories so important? They are the way we connect to others and find meaning in experiences. Share your story.

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SPRING SUMMER 2017

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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To positively impact the lives of individuals, families, and friends affected by mental illness in Anne Arundel County by reducing stigma and providing support, education, and advocacy.

Recent NAMIAAC News

The Alliance With the Arts

Board member Tyler Calabrese, PsyD presented a session titled “The ‘Alliance’ With the Arts” at the NAMI Maryland Conference on Friday, Oct. 27. He was joined by Anthony LaVorgna, Jr. of Ant Hill Studios. The session discussed the benefits of using art to start discussions about mental health, and how art is used as therapy. Michael Drummond, Executive Director...

NEW: Crofton Area Connection Group

Our Connection Support Group is expanding. Currently our Connection Group (for those who have a mental illness) meets weekly, every Sunday evening at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Arnold, Maryland from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. and this will not change. A second Connection Support group will start on a Thursday, October 19th. This Connection Support Group will meet...

Understanding Your Emotional Response To Poetry

With Poetry being a big piece of our Fundraiser event (Speak your truth!: A night of emotional expression through words), we wanted to share some resources to better understand the art & encourage your own writing.  Valerie Bacharach, a published poet & educator,  provided some useful tips from workshops she hosts.  Read her emotional and inspiring story here (http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2015/04/14/A-published-poet-teaches-writing-to-women-recovering-from-addiction/stories/201504140007)....

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