Description: NAMI QN Presents
Wreaths of Hope
Wreaths of Hope
November 5th, 7-9PM
Join us for a Special Evening! Create Fall & Winter Wreaths
to Recognize Loved Ones who are Struggling with a Mental Health Disorder.
NAMI QN Presents
Thursday, October 11 Carol Ann Viccora will be presented a community service award by Senator Brooks. This is for all of the work she has done on behalf of NAMI Queens/Nassau as well as her Foundation, Tina Marie’s Hope.
Please join us at the Bellmore Memorial Library on October 11th, 6-8:30 PM to congratulate Carol Ann.Read More
Thank you to all that joined us last night, please visit our Facebook Page to watch live video and follow up articles.Read More
This was adapted from a NAMI post by Sarah Powell Jul. 17, 2015
1. Myth: Mental health conditions are uncommon. Fact: One in five Americans experiences Mental illness in their lifetime. One in twenty-five Americans experience a serious mental illness in any given year.
2. Myth: Mental illness is the result of bad parenting. Fact: While environment can impact mental health, biology counts just as much. Mental health conditions are not simply a side effect of parenting, but a combination of influences.
3. Myth: People Read More
Dr. Allen Manevitz, Psychiatrist will present:
BioTechPsychoSocial Approach; A new paradigm that includes new technology that improves psychiatric treatment.
Alan Manevitz, M.D. is a clinical psychiatrist in New York City, where he maintains a private practice. Dr. Manevitz graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his psychiatric residency at the Payne Whitney Clinic of the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, where he also completed an advanced psychopharmacology fellowship.
Dr. Manevitz has developed a reputation for consultation of difficult Read More
Understanding how to react to a Mental Health situation is just as important as responding to someone choking – are you prepared? Take a Mental Health First Aid Class with NAMIQN October 19th, click to register: https://bit.ly/2NULdYr
The following article is from the WSJ.com 09/17/18
First-Aid Training for Mental Health
A growing program teaches people to identify and respond to others in emotional distress
By Bonnie Miller Rubin, Sept. Read More