Upcoming Events & Programs

July 23:    Education Night. Breaking the Silence. This program addresses mental illness and suicide prevention in middle and high schools.

July 24:   The Connection facilitator trainers from NAMI NM will be at the Connection group to answer questions and sign up those interested in becoming a facilitator for Westside!  Trainees for this program must be a peer, living with a mental illness.   (The next training is scheduled for September 14 and 15.) 10:00 am to 11:30 am at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in the Education Building, 1502 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho. Connection is a peer-to-peer support group.

August 10: NAMI Westside will offer its NAMI Family & Friends Seminar, Saturday, August 10, from 10:00-2: p.m. at Sandoval Regional Medical Center, in Rio Rancho. This free 4-hour seminar informs and supports family members, partners, friends and significant others …..Learn more here.

September 9: 12-session Family-to-Family Education Program. Pre-registration is required.  NAMI Westside will offer its free 12-session NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program for the Fall, beginning on Monday, September 9th, 2019 (6:30pm-9:00pm). Classes will be held at Sandoval Regional Medical Center, 3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE, 3rd floor, Rio Rancho, NM 87144. Click here for details, including registration information.

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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. Offered at three locations in Albuquerque starting June 18, registration is required. Please refer to the flier for contact information.

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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 (which starts September 10, 2019) 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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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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