NAMI Wheeling Newsletter – November 2014

NAMI Wheeling members Patti Young and Elaine McLeskey summarized the quality of presentations at the recent 2014 NAMI National convention in Washington, D.C. with the word “excellent”. Distinguished “Advocates” speaking from inspiring family experiences were former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy and Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds. The young celebrity Demi Lavato shared her personal struggles with anxiety, […]

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NAMI Wheeling Newsletter – August 2014

2014 NAMI National Convention Washington D.C. September 3-6 Research updates Strategies and tactics Networking Special interest sessions Exhibits Outstanding convention speakers (partial list): Patrick Kennedy—former U.S. House of Representative & founder of One Mind Dr. Thomas Insel—Director of NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health Melody Moezzi—Award winning author of Haldol & Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life Judge […]

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NAMI Wheeling Newsletter – May 2014

Family to Family Provides Education and Insight Family-to-Family is a free 12 week program designed for families of individuals with serious mental illness. The teachers are family members themselves, and the course was created by an experienced family member/mental health professional. The course provides a toolkit of information including up-to-date information about a range of […]

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