Ending the Silence offers in person and virtual presentations that typically last 50-90 minutes, and aim to raise awareness and reduce stigma around mental health.Continue reading Working to End the Silence
“I am amazed with the resiliency of our staff and volunteers and I love meeting the new volunteers and watching the gifts, skills, and brilliance they bring to our community.”Continue reading Judy’s 2021 Journey
Jadan is a new volunteer at NAMI and a soon to be graduate of EMU. She loves to write and make herself available to new opportunities.Continue reading Introducing Jadan Shorts, NAMI Washtenaw reporter
You or someone you love might be walking down a path in a park, look down, and spot a beautifully painted rock with a message that seems to have shown up just for them. Continue reading Who Knew Rocks Could Be So Kind?
“It’s the way NAMI Washtenaw fulfills its mission that I most admire, and where I think our local affiliate really shines. The dedication and skill of the volunteers that teach NAMI classes and lead support groups year after year….”Continue reading Reflections from the Incoming Board President
“The pilot training Police Academy representative referred to this [NAMI WC] presentation as a “game changer,” and several officers came up to our panelists to thank them and ask follow-up questions.”
Continue reading NAMI Washtenaw’s Role in Behavioral Health Crisis Training for Law Enforcement in Michigan
I overheard a couple of comments as volunteers were leaving, including “I never realized that NAMI WC had so many programs and initiatives,” and “I learned so much about all the work that NAMI WC does in the community.”Continue reading Volunteers Honored at Appreciation Event
By Cathy Hearn and Novia Wong This month, the NAMI Washtenaw County newsletter team is welcoming a new member and a not-so-new member in a new role. Get to knowContinue reading Greetings from the New Newsletter Team!
As newsletter editor, I always search for articles and blogs that would appeal to our readers. Here is a sampling of some of the articles and blogs I’ve read recentlyContinue reading In the News
By Linda Koopmann with Darlene Wetzel This interview was completed via email since we were unable to meet safely in person. The questions in bold italics were posed by LindaContinue reading Featured NAMI Washtenaw Staff Member Darlene Wetzel