NAMIWalks Northwest draws biggest crowd to date!
About 6,000 participated in the 15th annual NAMIWalks Northwest event, sponsored by Providence Health & Services! Thank you so much to our sponsors, volunteers, walkers, team captains and all who made it possible!
We are accepting walk donations until July 16 online and via snail mail. To send a check, please include a note indicating which team or affiliate you are supporting and mail to NAMIWalks Northwest, 4701 SE 24th Read More
Corvallis Family Support Group meets twice monthly, on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. Support Group meetings take place in a first floor conference room, ask at the reception desk for directions. Drop in, no Registration required, free to all! Meetings begin at 7pm. Call NAMI Mid-Valley @ 541-745-2064 for more information.
Family Support Group will not meet during the month of July. Support Read More
Free classes for family members, partners and friends of persons with Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Major Depression, Co-occurring Brain and Addictive Disorders, Borderline PersonalityDisorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
A series of 11 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness. The course is taught by a team of trained volunteers who have experienced mental illness in their own families.
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Mental Health First Aid is for anyone who wants to learn how to provide front-line help to someone who may be experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or crisis. The course gives people tools to help friends, family members, colleagues or others within the community. Other classes for specific groups are available including veterans, law enforcement, higher education as well as the senior populationIt is an 8 hour training delivered by certified instructors.
Mental Health First Aid classes in Benton, Linn Read More
NAMI Mid-Valley Peer Recovery Support Group
Meets on the Second & Fourth Monday of each month*
Meetings occur in the Lounge Room at
Corvallis Chintimini Senior & Community Center
Drop in, no registration required, Free!
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This week, Washington Post columnist Carolyn Hax discussed NAMI’s Family to Family program in her advice column, which you can read here. Family to Family is a 12-session educational course for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with mental illness. In the program, you’ll learn about:How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively Taking care of yourself and managing your stress Developing the confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion Finding and using local supports and services Up-to-date information on mental health conditions Read More