SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, November 1, 2018
 at Li Greci's Staaten at 6 PM. 
Our 28th Annual Awards Celebration

Honoring:

Daniel Deutsch, Ph.D
Clinical Director, Freedom From Fear  
Psychologist. South Beach Psychiatric Center
             

Dominic Ruotolo, CASAC
Certified Peer Specialist, South Beach Psychiatric Center
 
Samantha Smalls, Esq
Attorney, Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division

FAMILY TO FAMILY Course
For those who have not yet attended NAMI's evidence based program "Family-to-Family Education Course,"  Classes are held at the Holy Rosary Parish, 85 Jerome Ave., Staten Island, New York 10305. Please contact us to register for the next class starting Saturday, 10/6. (718) 477-1700.

MONTHLY FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Last Saturday of the month at 10AM 

Meeting of caregivers and friends of people living with mental illness where participants can talk frankly about their challenges and help one another through learned wisdom. The group is facilitated by trained NAMI members. There is no need to register for this group.

WEDNESDAY FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesdays 7 PM - 8:15P except 2nd Wednesday, 
when there is an information meeting.

Wednesday night Family Support Group will meet at the Elizabeth A. Connelly Community Resource Center EACCRC starting on July 25th until further notice.

 

EACCRC

930 Willowbrook Road, 

Building 41A

Room 7

 

Directions

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 left at stop sign.

 

Follow the road around the bend. First building on the right with the blue awning is Building 41A.

 

Walk straight past Conference Room, around bubble, support group is in room 7 on the right.


Meeting of caregivers and friends of people living with mental illness where participants can talk frankly about their challenges and help one another through learned wisdom. The group is facilitated by trained NAMI members. There is no need to register for this group.

NAMI CONNECTION RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday 1:30 PM - 3 PM
YMCA, 651 Broadway, Staten Island, NY

Recovery support group for people living with mental illness where participants learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies and offer one another encouragement and understanding. The group is facilitated by trained NAMI members. 

INTERFAITH PRAYER GROUP
3rd Saturday of the month 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 10 Austin Place, Staten Island, NY


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!

Our 27th Annual Awards Celebration was held on October 26th  - a gathering of NAMI friends, family, and 
supporters. Thank you to everyone who attended and made the evening a success!