Peer-to-Peer 8-week Class

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Blog, Homepage Call to Action |

July 9th – August 27th Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Arnold MD FREE but MUST REGISTER AND ATTEND ALL 8 WEEKS Contact Heather at arnoldconnections@gmail.com to sign up NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach. Peer-to-Peer 8-week...

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Mental Health 101: Navigating the System

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Blog |

FREE event. May 16, 2018 6 to 9 p.m. Anne Arundel County Department of Health 3 Truman Parkway, Lower Level Conference Rm. Annapolis, MD 21401 An event geared towards families, utilizers of the public behavioral health system and the general public, aimed at increasing general knowledge of mental health services in Anne Arundel County. Speakers from Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency, National Alliance on Mental Illness—Anne Arundel Chapter, AACMHA Crisis Response System, Partnership Development Group, Arundel Lodge and other local service providers. Mental Health 101...

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NAMI AAC Annual Meeting

Posted by on Apr 8, 2018 in Blog |

Thursday, April 12, 2018 7 pm – 9 pm Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church – Founder’s Room 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146 Open to public. Come learn about our services and all the exciting things we have planned for 2018. If you or someone you love has a mental health condition, this is a perfect time for you to explore our services.

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“Healthy Mind – Successful Life!”

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Blog |

Thu, February 15, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Arundel Lodge 2600 Solomons Island Rd Edgewater, MD 21401 Join Arundel Lodge and NAMI Anne Arundel County Chapter for an evening with Elise Banks, M.S., LPC, a licensed counselor and winner of Miss International 2015. Ms. Banks advocates internationally for mental health and serves as a National Ambassador for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). She is also an Executive Board member for NAMI Texas and for Menninger Clinic, a leading psychiatric hospital in, Houston, Texas. “Healthy Mind-Successful Life” will touch on: Pre-empting Crises through Self-care Her experience with Mental Health and the African American Community Combating Mental Health Stigma in the Community Your donation includes light refreshments and a T-shirt. Must attend event to collect T-shirt. Buy Tickets –...

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New Family to Family Class Starting in January

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Blog |

Thursdays 6:30-9:00pm January 25, 2018 – April 12, 2018 Location: Woods Memorial Church 611 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard Severna Park, MD 21146 NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life-changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness. Pre-Registration Required E-mail: Patf2f@comcast.net Call Pat:...

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The Alliance With the Arts

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Blog |

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 of Arundel Lodge, had some paintings on display from the Open Eye...

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