NAMI-Albuquerque: April 24

NAMI-Albuquerque’s Education Night

Mental Health Advance Directives, and a short summary of Guardianship
  • Presented by Disability Rights of New Mexico
  • NAMI Albuquerque Office, 2501 San Pedro NE, Suite 212, Albuquerque
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 6-7 p.m.
  • Call office to confirm: (505) 256-0288
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NAMIWalks: May 11 ALMOST HERE!

Come WALK with us! Increase our community’s awareness of mental illness and of existing programs that help people directly and indirectly affected. Form a team, join a team, be a walker, a sponsor, a fundraiser, a donor, a volunteer. To participate in this annual fun event, learn more here….

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Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers

Do you provide care for a loved one with a chronic illness? Join New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition for “Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers,” a multi-component program that meets 90 minutes/week for 9 weeks. This program will:

·         Provide education and support

·         Teach stress management techniques

·         Help caregivers develop coping strategies

There are three upcoming groups happening in Albuquerque:

  • Group #1 – Starting June 18 Tuesday at 10:00am, Nusenda Training Center, 4100 Pan American Freeway
  • Group #2 – Starting June 18 Tuesday at 1:30pm, Palmilla Senior Living, 10301 Golf Course Rd NW
  • Group #3 – Starting June 18 Tuesday at 10:00am, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6901 Wyoming NE

Call to Register! Please refer to the flier for contact information.

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May 6: Mental Illness & You

Hear Marilyn Salzman, President of NAMI-Westside, address the issue of mental illness: What is it and how you can help somebody diagnosed with it.

This free event is open to the public on Monday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at Loma Colorado Main Library, 755 Loma Colorado Blvd NE, Rio Rancho, NM. NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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NAMI-NM at the Roundhouse!

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Throughout 2019: Family-to-Family

NAMI-Westside, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, offers a 12-week Family-to-Family Education Program throughout the year. For more information on our next class or to be put on our wait list please contact Marianne Wright at 505-990-2292 or by email to mtw299@outlook.com. Or, learn more here…

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New NAMI NM Executive Director!

After an exhaustive search, NAMI NM has finally found their New Executive Director, Heidi Grunberg. Heidi is a permanent transplant to New Mexico, from The United Kingdom . . .

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Breaking The Silence/New Mexico!

BTS/NM has reached over 10,000 students since beginning presentations in schools. Check out their December 2018 newsletter and learn of their successes!

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Impact of Family Support

Check out these useful articles about the impact of family support.

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Needed: Volunteers

As NAMI Westside increases public awareness and programs, Volunteers are greatly appreciated and needed. Please call us for details: (505) 203-7179.

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