National Alliance on Mental Illness for Queens and Nassau

NAMI Queens/Nassau is a grassroots not-for-profit organization, committed to building better lives for those affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.

We are located at:
1981 Marcus Avenue, Suite C117, Lake Success, NY 11042
(Enter building from the South Entrance, take the elevator down one flight.)
Phone: (516) 326-0797 or (718) 347-7284

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NAMIQN NEWS

February 12, 2019

Thank you to everyone that traveled up to Albany for Advocacy Day today, every bit of effort counts!

Ellen Ritz - NAMIQN President, pictured with Senator Carlucci - Chair of the Senate Mental Health Committee, Wendy Burch - NAMI NYS Executive director and Ariel Coffman, - NAMI NYS President.

Ellen Ritz – NAMIQN President, pictured with Senator Carlucci – Chair of the Senate Mental Health Committee, Wendy Burch – NAMI NYS Executive director and Ariel Coffman, – NAMI NYS President.

Ariel Coffman, Wendy Burch, Senator Brooks and Ellen Ritz

Ariel Coffman, Wendy Burch, Senator Brooks and Ellen Ritz

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    NARCAN Training

    Description:

    NARCAN counteracts overdoes and can save lives. Come and learn about how you can save a life. Registration is a MUST! NAMI Q/N members are priority.

    Sloman Auditorium, Zucker Hillside Hospital

    75-59 263rd StreetGlen OaksNY11004USAMap and Directions

    Choose an Option:General Admission ($0.00) General Admission ($0.00)

    Start Time: 7:00 pmEnd Time: Read More

    Mental Health First Aid

    Description:

    Mental Health First Aid is a class that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

    Commitment to attend both 4 hr sessions (full 8 hrs) in order to receive Certificate.  NAMI Q/N members get priority. Limited space.  Registration a MUST.

    Location: 950 South Oyster Read More

    Monthly Mtg: Talk Saves Lives

    Description:

    NAMI Queens/Nassau's Monthly meeting is fortunate to have the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presenting "Talk Saves Lives". This program is important for everyone to learn how to a handle difficult situation when you suspect or actually hear someone threatening suicide. Registration is suggested. Join us in Zucker's Sloman Auditorium.

    Sloman Auditorium, Zucker Hillside Hospital

    75-59 263rd StreetGlen OaksNY11004USARead More

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which helps patients communicate and handle their emotions, can be effective at reducing suicidal thoughts and attempts

    By Elizabeth Bernstein, Jan. 19, 2019, The Wall Street Journal

    The suicide death rate in most states has risen sharply since in the late 1990s, according to data released in June by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with 25 states recording increases of more than 30% Read More

    NAMI Basics is the signature education program for parents and their caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses.

    The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years. The course consists of six classes, each lasting for 2 ½ hours. All instruction materials are FREE to participants.

    NAMI Basics will provide: Education, Support, Resources and Communication Skills

    CLASSES WILL Read More

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