May 13, 2017 from 12-6pm at The LANDING MALL in Port Angeles, NAMI of Clallam County and Peninsula Behavioral Health present Art in Mind. Art has led the way in seeing mental illness not as alien or contemptible but part of the human condition – even as a positive and useful expererience.Read More
Homefront is a six week course for family members, friends or caregivers of our military Service Members and Veterns. This program wasa developed by NAMI and the Verterans Administration. The program offers practical, up- to -date information about mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and substance use /abuse. You will learn problem-solving techniques, coping strategies and communication skills in a confidential, supportive setting. Please call (360) 452-5244 for futher information.Read More
NAMI of Clallam County is presenting a panel on Mental Illness and the Justice System. It will be in the Linkletter Room in the basement of Olympic Medical Center at 7 p.m. on April 20, 2017. The members of the panel include: Chief of Police in Port Angeles Brian Smith, Proscueting Attorney for Clallam County Mark Nichol’s, Superintentant of Clallam Bay Correctional Center Ron Hayes and Clallam County Public Defender Harry Gasnick, Designated Mental Health Provider Brittney Jensen and Superior Read More
NAMI of Clallam County needs your help! Please sign up to be a board member today!Read More
We’ve sent 20,000 messages to Congress to urge them to reform mental health care.
We need to send 20,000 more.
Congress needs to see perfectly clearly how important mental health care is to our country. Congress doesn’t need glasses to see 20/20—it needs your advocacy.
Contact Chairman Fred Upton and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, two House Committee leaders who will help decide the future of health care reform, and urge them to move comprehensive mental health reform (HR 2646) forward.
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Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture of the reality of mental illness is to share with them the stories of those whom have had personal experiences with mental illness.