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2014 NAMI Hope Shines Walk

5/24/14 – Kathryn, what a great article!!  You are doing amazing work!!  Thanks so much!!  Becky Sharon

5/27/14 – Incredible !!!!!!!!!– Thank you Kathryn for all you do!  You and your team are truly  amazing and I am so honored to be a part – Thank you!  Alisa Helms

Click on Link:  Kathryn Hunter: 2014 NAMI Hope Shines Walk » Naples Daily News (User story from monteiu#270845) – newsle

By |March 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 NAMI Hope Shines Walk|

NAMI of Collier County 2014 Walk Is Fast Approaching!!

Together, we can be a message of Hope! Join us for our 12th Annual Walk!
When?
8:30-11 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014
2.5 Mile Walk, Cambier Park, Naples
Registration at 8:30 a.m. Walk begins at 9 a.m.

Fun, Food & Entertainment!
Joined by our Grand Marshal: Stacey Adams, WINK News Anchor

Please click on blue links below to print and fill out your Business/Sponsorship packet and or the Family Packet along with the information on how to form your very own Walk Teams! We look forward to seeing you all there!

Business Sponsorship Packet

Family Team Packet 

Call (239) 260-7300 if you would like to form a team, […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NAMI of Collier County 2014 Walk Is Fast Approaching!!|

The Pelican Isle Yacht Club Women’s Club Fundraiser presents Proceeds Check to NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) of Collier County

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Collier County (NAMI) was the proud recipient of funds raised at the Pelican Isle Women’s Club 2014 Desserts and Delights, held on March 11, 2014.  These funds will help NAMI provide financial assistance free of charge to individuals who need help in getting psychiatric evaluations, emergency assistance, prescriptions, shelter and food.

Please click on the link to view the video of this years 2014 fundraiser: The PIYC (Pelican Isle Yacht Club) Women’s Club Fundraiser 

 

 

 

 

By |March 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Pelican Isle Yacht Club Women’s Club Fundraiser presents Proceeds Check to NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) of Collier County|

NAMI Radio Spot on #Sunny106.3

Be on the lookout for #NAMICommercials  to be broadcast over the radio! All affiliated stations with Beasley Broadcasting will be announcing NAMI’s Annual Walk being held at Cambier Park on April 5th 2014 from 8:30-11:00. We look forward to seeing everyone! 

 

Please click on the following link to hear the commercial : NAMI of Collier County Walk 2014

 

By |March 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NAMI Radio Spot on #Sunny106.3|

Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles

TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research indicates that children with attention-deficit          hyperactivity disorder may be more likely to be part of families that are affected by poverty, divorce, neighborhood violence and substance abuse.

“Our findings suggest that children with ADHD experience significantly higher rates of trauma than those without ADHD,” study author Dr. Nicole Brown said in a news release from the American Academy of Pediatrics. “Providers may focus on ADHD as the primary diagnosis and overlook the possible presence of a trauma history, which may impact treatment.”

The researchers analyzed the answers of […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles|

Family WRAP Training April 26-27, 2014

Greetings to all! CLEAR is pleased share announcement and application for Family WRAP Training to be held in Fort Myers, FL on Saturday April 26 and Sunday April 27 from 9:00 – 4:30 each day. The training will be held at SalusCare Florida located at 3763 Evans Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33901.

Please read the announcement carefully for further details and if you determine this is the class for you, please follow the instructions for filling out and submitting the application. Do not hesitate to call me if you have any questions regarding the announcement or application. We look forward to […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Family WRAP Training April 26-27, 2014|

ORR Stakeholders: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace (OMH & CMS Webinar)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invite you to join us for a webinar on health insurance literacy and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

This webinar will provide basic information on how health insurance works, how to use your health insurance ​and where to find consumer-friendly resources. A brief update on the Marketplace will also be provided.

Webinar: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace
Who Should Attend: HHS partners and community-based organizations

When: Thursday, June 19 at 4 pm EDT
Join the live event (no pre-registration is needed).
URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW6650566&p=9529414&t=c
Conference number: PW6650566
Passcode: 9529414
Dial-in number: […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ORR Stakeholders: Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace (OMH & CMS Webinar)|

The Truth About Troubled Children | Child Mind Institute

http://www.childmind.org/en/press/brainstorm/truth-about-troubled-children?utm_source=childmind.org&utm_medium=email&utm_content=061014&utm_campaign=weeklynewsletter

By |March 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Truth About Troubled Children | Child Mind Institute|

Anderson takes part in an experiment to help understand how people live with mental illness – Anderson Cooper 360 – CNN.com Blogs

Help Understand How People Live with Mental Illness

By |March 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Anderson takes part in an experiment to help understand how people live with mental illness – Anderson Cooper 360 – CNN.com Blogs|

2014 “The Magic is You!” Luncheon Highlights

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Collier County’s annual Hope Shines luncheon was held on December 5, 2014. Event chairs, Lindy and Lindsey Thomas report that “The Magic is You!” themed event, featuring a strong message of hope, was held at a private club in Naples. They noted, with 400 people attending, “It truly was magical bringing so many people together to support the vital work provided by NAMI to the children and families in Collier County.”

Keynote speaker Kevin Hines captivated the group with his moving story about finding brighter days after his suicide attempt in 2000. His story is a […]

By |March 18th, 2014|Past Luncheon Highlights|Comments Off on 2014 “The Magic is You!” Luncheon Highlights|