Thank you, to our many generous donors that helped us surpass our 2020 NAMIWalks 2020 Fundraising goal!
Also, a big thank you to those that braved the rain, to join us for a walk at Jamestown Island to celebrate NAMIWalks 2020.
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- 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 challenges,
NAMI Williamsburg hosted Liz O. with the Social Security Administration during our Tuesday, June 30th Family Support Group meeting.
To view a copy of the presentation, Click Here
Local Newport News office number: 1-866-331-9169
Additional information, including helpful links are below.
Disability Benefits- www.ssa.gov/disability
Overview of SSI- https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/
Disability Report-Adult (Form 3368)- https://www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-3368.pdf
Disability Report-Child (Form3820) https://www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-3820.pdf
Blue Book-List of Certified Impairments Listing- https://www.ssa.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/
Red Book-SSA Work Incentives- https://www.ssa.gov/redbook/
SSA Blog on Ticket to Work and other programs- https://blog.ssa.gov/working-while-disabled-social-security-can-help/
Working While Disabled How We Can Help (Work Incentives)- https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10095.pdf
Ticket To Work program- https://www.ssa.gov/work/
Plans To Achieve Self Support (PASS) for SSI beneficiaries- https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityresearch/wi/pass.htm
SSI Child Deeming Chart- https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/text-child-ussi.htm
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From nami.org 5/29/2020
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:
“The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored.more » Read More
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:
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 United Methodist Church and trained, as I recall, nearly 20 people. more » 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
4951 Lake Brook Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Start time: 11am
We will have several carpool opportunities for attending the event,more » Read More