TUESDAY – February 27th – 6:30-8:30PM
4011 Barbara Loop NE – Suite 202
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 990-2292 or (505) 203-7179
Women’s And Infant Mental Health
Presented by: Dr. Simerjeet K. Brar and Dr. Kimothy Cain
Both psychiatrists are well-known for their work in the Field of Women’s and Infant Mental Health. They were featured in the recent documentary, Kassy’s Kause, My Life 4 Yours, the touching story of a young woman who suffered from perinatal depression. They are a part of “RAFAEL,” the abbreviation for “Residents and Fellows as Educators Live”, RAFAEL in the Community. It is a Quality Improvement Project at UNM which helps in spreading psychiatric education and fighting stigma in the community. Started around two years ago, Residents and Fellows provide talks to many places in the community, i.e., schools, prison, nursing homes, etc.
Open to the public and is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.
Invite a friend, co-worker, neighbor, faith-based acquaintances.
Elevator at rear of lobby.
Questions: (505) 203-7179
NAMI Westside, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its 12-week Spring Family-to-Family Education Program, beginning on Thursday, March 15, 2017. You must pre-register for this class by calling Marianne Wright, 505-404-9234.
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. Remember to register (as seating is limited) by calling Marianne Wright, 505-404-9234.
NAMI Chief Executive Officer Mary Giliberti has been selected to serve as a non-federal member of the Department of Health and Human Service’s Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee. Read more…
NAMI has the pleasure of announcing the exciting news that we have received a generous gift of $1 million from Former Second Lady of the United States, Tipper Gore.
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