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NAMI MC Programs

We provide mental health programs for caregivers, family members, individuals living with mental illness, and the general public, at no cost to participants. NAMI MC

Actived: 8 days ago

URL: https://namimc.org/programs/

For Families and Caregivers

(7 days ago) NAMI Family-to-Family is an 8-week class for families, significant others, and friends of people with mental health conditions. The course is designed to facilitate a …

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Community Resources

(9 days ago) NAMI MC assists in providing information on how to access the mental health system and provides information about mental illness, education support, and recovery. NAMI …

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For the Community

(2 days ago) In Our Own Voice. In Our Own Voice is a presentation for the general public to promote awareness of mental health conditions and recovery. This presentation is a …

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What Is Recovery

(6 days ago) Health: overcoming or managing one’s disease(s) as well as living in a physically and emotionally healthy way; Home: a stable and safe place to live; Purpose: …

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Family-to-Family

(3 days ago) NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated …

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Providing Care for the Caregiver

(2 days ago) The above post is Dawn Brown’s remarks she shared with members of Congress, policy makers, family caregiving advocates, mental health professionals and others for the …

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Proposal for 9-8-8 Crisis Number

(3 days ago) A new effort to create a nationwide 3-digit number for mental health crises and suicide prevention is a major step toward helping people get help when they are most in …

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About NAMI Montgomery County

(5 days ago) About NAMI Montgomery County. The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Montgomery County (NAMI MC) was established in 1978 by five local families, seeking to support …

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Join a Support Group Online

(9 days ago) For our Family Support Groups, facilitators are adult family members with a loved one who has a mental health condition. For our Connection Support Groups …

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Virtual Support Group Schedule & Registration

(8 days ago) To join a NAMI MC Virtual Support Group: – Register as soon as possible, our groups fill up fast! – You must register for each support group meeting date you would …

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NAMI MC's COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Plan

(7 days ago) Montgomery County Crisis Center: 240-777-4000. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 or text …

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What Does It Mean to Be High-Functioning

(1 days ago) All of this combined gives you and your mental health team an idea of how things are going for you and where you may need help. Keep this in mind next time you go to …

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Companies need to make their employees' well-being a

(Just Now) Mental Health America reports that 1 in 20 working-age Americans experience mental illness each year. Also present in the workplace are caregivers of individuals …

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Mental Health Treatment

(9 days ago) Montgomery County’s Designated Psychiatric Emergency Facilities. Holy Cross, Germantown: 301-557-6860. MedStar Montgomery: 301-774-8800. Suburban Hospital: …

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For Individuals Living with Mental Illness

(Just Now) Connection Recovery Support Groups. NAMI Connection is a support group for people with mental health conditions. Groups meet weekly, every other week or monthly …

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Why Self-Esteem Is Important For Mental Health

(5 days ago) With research linking low self-esteem to mental health issues and poor quality-of-life, this is a potentially dangerous way to live. Here are just a few ways that low …

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Black Mental Health Resources

(3 days ago) Group aimed at removing the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. They do this through …

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Maryland’s severely mentally ill need treatment before the

(1 days ago) Maryland’s mental-health system doesn’t have a safety net in place to catch someone like Simms before a tragedy occurs. It is one of only five states without an …

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Research on mental health struggles of medical students is

(7 days ago) The research is widely known among educators in health professions, Juliann Sebastian, dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, said, but …

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Crisis Resources

(6 days ago) Montgomery County Crisis Center & Mobile Crisis Team: 240-777-4000. Montgomery County Hotline: text (available 8am-midnight) or call 301-738-2255. Medstar Montgomery …

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Children & Teens

(4 days ago) MedStar Montgomery Medical Center – Addiction and Mental Health. Adolescent Outpatient Program: Group-oriented after school treatment for adolescents ages 13 to 18 …

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Upcoming Events – NAMI Montgomery County Archive

(6 days ago) NAMI Family Support Groups: 1st Saturdays. October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm. Recurring. NAMI Family Support Groups: 1st Saturdays. NAMI Family Support groups are ONLY for …

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Join a Support Group Online

(4 days ago) Join a Support Group Online. NAMI MC is excited to provide free support groups during this difficult time with COVID-19 social distancing and self-quarantining. We are …

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How drawings on social media are changing the conversation

(8 days ago) Online comics about mental health are helping to change the way we talk about these illnesses, according to illustrators. People feeling isolated and struggling to …

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Trying to make mental health first aid as familiar as CPR

(6 days ago) 2009-2013: Percentage of adults aged 18 and over with serious psychological distress. (CDC/NCHS/National Health Interview Survey) If someone suddenly collapsed and …

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Depression Survival Guide

(7 days ago) Health­care providers draw from their areas of expertise and personal experiences. That means if one doesn’t work for you, there’s another out there who might be a …

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NAMI Family Support Groups

(6 days ago) NAMI Family Support groups are ONLY for individuals 18+ years old who are family members, significant others, and friends of people who have experienced symptoms of a …

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Family Support Groups

(Just Now) Family Support Groups. NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health

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The Media Is Perpetuating A Dangerous Myth About Mental

(8 days ago) The results are a staggering reminder that society has a long way to go when it comes to eradicating negative mental health stereotypes. People with mental illness are …

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Montgomery County pushes for new courts to keep mentally

(2 days ago) Like many jails across the country, the one in Montgomery County stands in as a de facto mental-health facility in its community. On any day, about a fifth of 600-plus …

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Understanding New Rules That Widen Mental Health Coverage

(7 days ago) Understanding New Rules That Widen Mental Health Coverage. Long-awaited improvements in insurance coverage for mental conditions and addictions are expected to become …

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How schools are using 'mindful eating' to help prevent

(8 days ago) In fact, individuals who suffer from this severe illness are at higher risk of suicide, as well as prone to major health complications, such as cardiac arrest. The …

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Living with bipolar: The power of journaling

(1 days ago) Channeling reflections and emotions through the pen (or keyboard) has notable mental health benefits. Writing poems about painful memories has helped Andrea P. of …

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The 5 Most Important Things I've Learned in Recovery From

(9 days ago) People are in rehab for many reasons, and some of them might not be ready to quit. They could be there for their families, legal reasons, health, et cetera — not …

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Untangling Gun Violence from Mental Illness

(8 days ago) A new study published in Health Affairs shows how the news perpetuates this narrative, with a look at how several prominent newspapers and broadcast networks covered …

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Exploring mental health through art

(6 days ago) A mental health literature section is available at the entrance to the building and mental health-related lectures and presentations are scheduled to occur. A …

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The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Trauma Resources

(9 days ago) Mental Health America has developed guidelines to help Americans respond and cope with tragic events Additional resources are also available from: Center for the Study …

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Parents of suicidal teens say they feel alone. Here are

(2 days ago) If parenting a suicidal teenager is a marathon, not a sprint, parents need to learn to take care of themselves, too. It requires an enormous amount of resilience to …

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Why Faith Is Important to African American Mental Health

(6 days ago) A 2009 survey of individuals with mental health conditions and family members conducted by the California Mental Health and Spirituality Initiative revealed that 88% …

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Jay-Z Opens Up About Therapy & Mental Health in the Black

(9 days ago) At his recent appearance on the Van Jones Show, Jay-Z addressed the stigma surrounding mental illness and therapy. The rapper admitted that he attended therapy and found …

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Va. Sen. Creigh Deeds sues the state, others for $6

(1 days ago) Va. Sen. Creigh Deeds sues the state, others for $6 million in son’s suicide RICHMOND — . State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds has filed a $6 million wrongful death lawsuit …

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