Monthly Archives: January 2016

NAMI Collier Partners with CCPS in ‘We Care’ Campaign

NAMI of Collier County recently partnered with Collier County Public Schools, the David Lawrence Center, and the Collier County Sheriffs Office in a new student mental health awareness campaign called “We Care.” This campaign was created to assist with prevention, early intervention, treatment, and improved care coordination for children with mental health concerns.

The “We Care” Campaign is geared toward middle and high school students, and the goals of the campaign are to open the diaglog (and decrease) stigma, educate about the warming signs of suicide, depression, substance abuse, and bullying.

The below video is the first of four PSA’s […]

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2015 “Believe” Luncheon Highlights

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Collier County hosted their 2015 Hope Shines luncheon on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at a private club in Naples, drawing in supporters from near and far. With a theme of “Believe,” the fundraising event was able to raise $200,000 due to the overwhelming generosity of hundreds that support the 1 in 4 families affected by serious and persistent mental illness.
Chairing the event this year were Lindy and Lindsey Thomas, of Naples, who were able to raise awareness and funds for the 16,000 children and families that NAMI of Collier County helps […]

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