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          Thu 24

          Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI

          September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
          Oct 01

          Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI

          October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
        • Peer Support Groups

          Mon 21

          NAMI Connection Support Group (Mondays)

          September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm MDT
          Mon 21

          Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

          September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
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Mission

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The families and members of NAMI WRV are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.

Mental illnesses are brain disorders that are biologically based medical problems. Untreated, they can cause severe disturbances in thinking, feeling and relating. This results in substantially diminished capacity for dealing with the ordinary demands of life. Mental illness can affect persons of any age and occur in any family. They are not caused by bad parenting and not evidence of weakness of character.

MISSION

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy.

OUR GOALS

Advocate at the county, state and national levels for non-discriminatory access to quality healthcare, housing , education and employment for people with mental illness.

  • Educate the public about mental illness.
  • Work to eliminate the stigma of mental illness.
  • Advocate for increased funding for research into the causes and treatment of mental illness.

OUR VISION

In our envisioned future mental illness will no longer thwart a person’s fulfillment of his or her potential. With early pinpoint diagnoses, interventions and targeted medications and services there is no pervasive disability. Ultimately, we envision a day when prevention or a cure is found.

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Julie Carney, LCSW, Blaine County Schools

Amber Larna, Family & Peer Advocate

Jodie Fuller, Blaine County Probation Officer

Sally & Tom Hanson, President Emeritus

Mike Higgs, FaithNet Representative

Captain Curtis Miller, Blaine County Sheriff’s Office

Joyce Mills, Family Support

Roger Olson, Founding Member

Andrew Schiers, Deputy, Ketchum PD

Jan Sommer, PhD, Private Practice

Eric Thomas, Blaine County Probation

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