Washtenaw County clergy are invited to attend a virtual conference on mental health challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Prayer and Care: Mental Health Resources for Faith Communities will explore mental health conditions and how to access and make referrals to services at local clinics, agencies, and organizations such as NAMI. The conference willContinue reading Promoting Mental Health Through Prayer and Care
Purchase your ticket at bit.ly/advocategala You’re invited for an evening of masquerade elegance and mental health advocacy as we take off the mask of mental health. The event will include a silent art auction from a collection of local artists, live music and a keynote speech given by physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, and progressive activist, Dr.Continue reading The Advocate Gala: Taking Off the Mask
NOVEMBER 2019 Mark your calendars now! NAMI Washtenaw’s 2020 gala — The Advocate Gala: Taking Off the Mask — is set for Friday, Feb. 21, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Michigan League Ballroom. This year’s theme recognizes the stigma associated with mental health conditions and celebrates NAMI for working to “take off the mask”Continue reading Gala to Celebrate NAMI’s Effort to End Stigma
Mental Health Matters Committee MeetingMonday, Nov. 18, 2019, 6:30 to 8 p.m.NEW Center, 1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104The Mental Health Matters Committee is looking for your input on local policy matters, including those pertaining to the Millage Advisory Committee, our new contract with Community Mental Health, and the Ann Arbor Citizens’ CommitteeContinue reading Upcoming Events
July 2019 By Susan Todoroff Bring the whole family, including the dog, to this year’s NAMIWalks event, and be a part of nearly a hundred communities walking to support mental health initiatives. This year marks 17 years of people joining together in the country’s largest mental health fundraising event. This 5K walk takes place onContinue reading Save the Date: NAMI Walk, September 28!
July 2019 Parents Together Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Washtenaw Intermediate School District, 1819 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Ongoing support group for parents or guardians of children who are currently exhibiting, or who have exhibited in the recent past, suicidal thoughts or behaviors. This free support group is ledContinue reading Upcoming Events & Research Studies Enrolling Participants
APRIL 2019 BY LOIS MAHARG NAMI Washtenaw County has provided education, support and advocacy for people with mental health conditions and their families since 1984. Join us in celebrating our 35th anniversary at the Portage Yacht Club on May 18! Last year’s gala was built around the theme of helping prevent suicide. “This year,” saidContinue reading Gala Marks NAMI Washtenaw’s 35th Anniversary
APRIL 2019 Parents Together Monday, May 6, 2019, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Washtenaw Intermediate School District, 1819 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Ongoing support group for parents or guardians of children who are currently exhibiting, or who have exhibited in the recent past, suicidal thoughts or behaviors. This free support group is ledContinue reading Upcoming Events
FEBRUARY 2019 Plans for NAMI Washtenaw’s second gala are moving ahead with a big new theme. The Empowerment Gala: 35 Years of Saving Lives Through Education, Support and Advocacy is set for Saturday, May 18, at the Portage Yacht Club in Pinckney. Join us for the festivities and enjoy food, wine and views of theContinue reading The Empowerment Gala: Save the Date!
FEBRUARY 2019 Resilience Rally Friday, March 1, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Washtenaw Intermediate School District, 1819 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 This event, free of charge, is for early childhood professionals in Washtenaw County who want to learn to build resilience in young children and themselves. The rally will include positive, fun connection activitiesContinue reading Upcoming Events