Symptoms, Treatment and Support

Recorded May 4th, 2021

Guest Speakers
Eli Shalenberg, MD.
Richmond Behavioral Associates
Adam Smith PhD
Richmond Behavioral Associates

Panel Discussion:
Individuals with lived experience
Kenneth Cybulska, NAMI Connections peer leader.
Christine B

Richmond Behavioral Associates is offering free TD screenings
to schedule your TD screening
call: 718 317-5522 ext 1304
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Community Education Event
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Want to do more than just survive? Learn how to thrive with Positive Psychology. Tap into your brain's resiliency and bounce back from anxiety or depression in real-time.

Learn techniques to rewire your brain for positivity. Eliminate rumination and past and future trauma. Enjoy your present moment. Calm your mind and body. Boost immunity.

Guest Speaker: Alana Ezderman, Certified Positive Psychology Practitioner, Founder of the "Reclaimed Brain Resiliency Workshop"

Alana is a NAMI Family-to-Family leader, host of NPO Media Podcast "Sibling Stories" and is in training to lead a NAMI Family Support Group for siblings. Alana is the sibling of a loved one with mental health issues.

After overcoming decades of anxiety and depression, Alana is now sharing the resiliency techniques she has mastered, empowering individuals living with mental illness, caretakers, and corporate teams to thrive now and beyond COVID.







1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Wednesday at 7 PM 

Principles of Family Support Group

Saturdays 1:30 PM-3:00PM
NAMI Connections Principles

All support meetings have the same Zoom address and meeting ID:

Please click on the link below to join the meeting: 

https://zoom.us/j/8923293610

 or Call: 1 646 558 8656  

You will be asked to dial the meeting ID: 892 329 3610  



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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

NYC WELL: If you are in a crisis, call NYC WELL to speak to a counselor: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355), or Text: WELL to 65173. Available 24/7/365. Mobile crisis teams (MCTs) respond to mental health crises in the community within 48 hours of receiving a referral. Any concerned person can make a referral to the mobile crisis services by calling NYC Well at 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355). Teams are staffed by mental health professionals who can assess the person and their situation, provide crisis counseling and make referrals to community-based mental health and substance misuse services for ongoing care, and emergency services as needed.

RUMC CPEP:  In case of a psychiatric emergency, Richmond University Medical Center provides a Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) at 355 Bard Ave., Staten Island, NY, 10310, (718) 818-6300. The CPEP accepts walk-ins and is a 911 receiving facility for psychiatric crises open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.