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Wishing you Happy Holidays from our NAMI family to yours.


Please join us 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
                                                             5 PM   Annual Meeting & Elections and then ... ITS PARTY TIME!
6 PM   Holiday Party- celebrate with your NAMI family and friends
            930 Willowbrook Rd. Bldg. 41A
           Directions listed below
            Dinner, desserts, friends, and fun.
            
There is no charge but please send us an email or call (718) 477-1700 so that we know how many people will attend.
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Our 29th Annual Awards Celebration was a great success. It was truly a family reunion, a gathering of individuals connected by their desire to improve the lives of those who live with mental illness.

You made the evening so special, whether you sponsored the event, put an ad in the Journal, joined us at the dinner, bought a raffle ticket or made a donation, we thank you.

We were thrilled to recognize our Behavioral Health Nurses, Dr. Joel Idowu, Dr. Constance Salhany and Howard Weiner for their outstanding work and commitment to those we love and to our community. 

 NAMI Board member Pete Shiffman and Dr. Joel Idowu

NAMI Board member Joanne Pietro and Dr. Constance Salhany


Howard Weiner

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Please consider supporting NAMI NYC Staten Island and our efforts to build better lives for all those affected by mental illness. Our FREE and unique programs and services provide the education, information, skills, and advocacy that changes lives and provides hope. We are a 501 C3 non profit and all donations are tax deductible.
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NAMI NYC SI
930 Willowbrook Rd. Bldg. 41A
Staten Island, MY 10314
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Upcoming Commnity Event

January 8, 2020
Problem Gambling Resource Center                                                             Guest speaker: Ashley Santangelo, LMSW 

Elizabeth Connelly Resource Center at 7 PM
930 Willowbrook Rd. Bldg 41A
more information to follow.
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Wednesday Night Family Support Group Directions

Directions to the Elizabeth A. Connelly Community Resource Center 
EACCRC
930 Willowbrook Road, 
Building 41A
Room 7
 
From Staten Island Expressway to Bradley Avenue, Exit 11
Follow service road to 2nd traffic light and make left onto Woolley Avenue
Go three traffic lights and make a Right turn onto Willowbrook Road
 
From Victory Blvd.
Turn onto Woolley Avenue towards the Staten Island Expressway. After Expressway go three traffic lights and make a Right turn onto Willowbrook Road.
 
From Forest Hill Road 
make a left turn onto Willowbrook Road
 
then
Make first left turn (very close) 930 Willowbrook Road, go through gate and make a left at stop sign.
 
Follow the road around the bend to the next stop sign and make a right turn.
 
Make the very next right turn into the parking lot. You may park in any space after 6 PM
 
Walk through the lion statues and enter bldg. Make a right through the double doors. Room # 7 is on the left.
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Thank you SIUH, NAMI volunteers and everyone who came to see Inside My Head by Zak Sandler!

Zak Sandler on May 8th


Congratulations Patricia Papaleo on receiving the "Men and Women for Others" community service award from the Fordham University Alumni Association onCongratulations Patricia Papaleo on receiving the "Men and Women for Others" community service award from the Fordham University Alumni Association on 1/20/19. A well-deserved award for Patty's nearly 20 years of devoted service to families in our community! Pictured are Father Dan Gatti, S.J., Patricia Papaleo and NAMI Staten Island Executive Director Linda Wilson. 1/20/19. A well-deserved award for Patty's nearly 20 years of devoted service to families in our community! Pictured are Father Dan Gatti, S.J., Patricia Papaleo and NAMI Staten Island Executive Director Linda Wilson. 





YOGA FOR CAREGIVERS
Terry Seaman, Healing Arts Practitioner, Yoga Teacher and Family-to-Family graduate is offering "Caregiver Yoga" classes. The charge is $ 18.00 for a 1 1/2 hour class. Please contact her for times and more information. Terry can be reached at (917) 841-0182 or (718) 356-0106.

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.



Thank you to everyone who works tirelessly to advance our mission!