Tuesday, September 24th 7PM – 9PM, in lieu of Family Support Group Meeting, there will be an informative lecture*:
Legal Information Lecture
For family members of loved ones struggling w/ mental health challenges
Location: St. Stephen Lutheran Church (2nd floor), 612 Jamestown Road Williamsburg, VA
Christine M. Andreoli, of Andreoli & Thornberry, PLC will cover the following four topics:Your Loved One and the Criminal Justice System:This section will be devoted to how the Virginia Court System addresses criminal defendants (adult and juvenile) with mental health Read More
A message from our Williamsburg Affiliate President, Corey Trench, on our [2018-2019 board] year accomplishments:
All,At tonight’s annual meeting, we will elect our new board. As President, let me give you an update on this past year and a sense of the upcoming year. The 2018 – 2019 year has been full of activity. We offered the Family to Family (F2F) course at the Williamsburg Read More
We hope you will save the date for the 2019 NAMI Walks VA event, scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019.
We are currently registering walkers and fundraisers, so if you are interested in joining our Williamsburg team, we would love to have you!
Join by visiting our link: https://www.namiwalks.org/team/NAMIWilliamsburg
The walk is held at:
Innsbrook North Shore Commons
St. Luke’s UMC in Yorktown will host an ‘In Our Own Voice’ presentation on Monday, February 4th at 6:30PM in their fellowship hall. For more information, please visit their site: www.stlukesyorktown.org
About In Our Own Voice:
NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes about people with mental health conditions. These free, 40-, 60- or 90-minute presentations provide a personal perspective Read More
Get trained & help someone with mental illness accept treatment:
February 7-9, 2019 (see links below for schedule)
Join world-renowned clinical psychologist, Dr. Xavier Amador for a joint LEAP-SARDAA training, with support of NAMI MD! Attend the 1-Day LEAP Course or 2-Day Trainer Certification, and learn evidence-based practices to help you create relationships with people who have serious mental illness (and anosognosia) that lead to treatment and recovery. “Anosognosia” is a neurological symptom that leaves a person unable Read More
Save the date! #GivingTuesday 2018 is November 27th. We’re proud to be a part of the global celebration of giving. Visit givingtuesday.org to find out more!