P R E S E N T E D B Y :
JAMIE M. SMITH, MBA
P R E S I D E N T - N A M I O F S A R A S O T A C O U N T Y
M A R K E T I N G ...
Note:
 What is NAMI?
 Mission & Vision
 Education & Support Programs
 How to reach NAMI Sarasota County?
What is NAMI?
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental
Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental
health organization ...
What is NAMI?
NAMI has over 1,100 affiliates, including
NAMI Sarasota County, in communities
across the country who engage...
What is NAMI?
Members of NAMI are families, friends,
community organizations, and people
living with mental illness.
We of...
MISSION - VISION
NAMI of Sarasota County is dedicated to
improving the lives of individuals, families,
and all those affec...
Education & Support Programs
All education and support programs are FREE!!!
NAMI Sarasota County has:
4 Peer-to-Peer Teach...
Education & Support Programs
MONTHLY INFORMATION/SUPPORT MEETINGS
Sarasota
3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Beneva Christian Church
...
Education & Support Programs
• For parents and other caregivers of children
and adolescents living with mental illnesses
•...
Education & Support Programs
• For the general public
• Online, interactive, educational initiative
• For family members/l...
What is NAMI’s Family-to-Family Program?
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family
...
What does the course include?
• Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective, lived experience of a person with mental
...
How To Reach NAMI Sarasota County?
NAMI of Sarasota County, Inc.
1661 Ringling Blvd., #1741
Sarasota, FL 34230
941-822-596...
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NAMI SRQ Overview

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - NAMI SRQ Overview

  • 1. P R E S E N T E D B Y : JAMIE M. SMITH, MBA P R E S I D E N T - N A M I O F S A R A S O T A C O U N T Y M A R K E T I N G & C O M M U N I T Y R E L A T I O N S M A N A G E R - F L O R I D A C L I N I C A L R E S E A R C H C E N T E R
  • 2. Note:  What is NAMI?  Mission & Vision  Education & Support Programs  How to reach NAMI Sarasota County?
  • 3. What is NAMI? NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
  • 4. What is NAMI? NAMI has over 1,100 affiliates, including NAMI Sarasota County, in communities across the country who engage in:  Advocacy  Research  Support  Education
  • 5. What is NAMI? Members of NAMI are families, friends, community organizations, and people living with mental illness. We offer help and a sense of community for parents, caregivers, veterans, health care providers and persons living with mental illness.
  • 6. MISSION - VISION NAMI of Sarasota County is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families, and all those affected by mental illness through advocacy, research, support, and education.  501(c)3  We’re all volunteers!!!
  • 7. Education & Support Programs All education and support programs are FREE!!! NAMI Sarasota County has: 4 Peer-to-Peer Teachers 4 Family-to-Family Teachers
  • 8. Education & Support Programs MONTHLY INFORMATION/SUPPORT MEETINGS Sarasota 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Beneva Christian Church 4835 Beneva Road, Sarasota, FL 34233 (Corner of Beneva & Proctor Road) Venice 1st Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Venice Health Park 1201 Jacaranda Blvd, Venice, FL 34292, Room 1283 (Corner of Jacaranda Blvd and Center Road)
  • 9. Education & Support Programs • For parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses • Meets once a week for 6 weeks or twice a week for 3 weeks • For providers of mental health services • Meets for 6 weeks • For consumers • Meets once a week • Disponible en Español • For school professionals • Two hour in-service program • For the general public • Recurring one time presentations • Disponible en Español
  • 10. Education & Support Programs • For the general public • Online, interactive, educational initiative • For family members/loved ones of someone living with a mental illness • Meets once a month • For family members, partners and friends of someone living with a mental illness • 12-week course • Disponible en Español • For consumers (people living with a mental illness) • 10-week course • Disponible en Español
  • 11. What is NAMI’s Family-to-Family Program? The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. • The course is taught by trained family members • All instruction and course materials are free to class participants • Over 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program What does the course include? • Current information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders • Up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence • Current research related to the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
  • 12. What does the course include? • Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective, lived experience of a person with mental illness • Learning in special workshops for problem solving, listening, and communication techniques • Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse • Focusing on care for the caregiver: coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload • Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community • Information on advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services YOU CAN’T KNOW WHAT NO ONE HAS TOLD YOU!!! Video
  • 13. How To Reach NAMI Sarasota County? NAMI of Sarasota County, Inc. 1661 Ringling Blvd., #1741 Sarasota, FL 34230 941-822-5965 Website: Coming soon! Facebook: NAMI Sarasota County NAMI Florida: NAMIFlorida.org NAMI National: NAMI.org

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