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from NAMI.org
Voice Awards Honor Advocates, Films and TV Shows NAMI recognizes the advocates, films and television shows that portray mental illness in a respectful way.
Technology as a Tool for Recovery—A Promising Practice
Howie Mandel: No Laughing Matter
YANA: I’m Not Crying For Your Attention
-more at NAMI.org-
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Thank you for visiting the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Orlando, Central Florida's Voice on Mental Illness.

Who Is NAMI?  How can we HELP?

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We are people affected by mental illness like you. 

You are NOT alone.

~ We believe in mental health recovery through education classes, support groups, and advocacy efforts for people living with mental illness and their families, friends, and providers ~ 

~ Share our brochure with a friend, loved one, provider, or simply a person in need of help ~ 

Get Our 2014 Fact Sheet for a snapshot of our programs

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EDUCATION ~ SUPPORT ~ ADVOCACY


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KEEP CONNECTED

~ Read our 2014 Spring Beacon Newsletter or our Weekly Newsletter ~ 

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Join Our Email List

Contact us at 407-253-1900 or information@namigo.org.

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We are located at 237 Fernwood Blvd., Suite 101 ~ Fern Park, FL 32730-2116

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CHANGE TO SEMINOLE COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP LOCATION

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As of April 1st, the Seminole County Consumer Connection Support Group will meet at The Hacienda, 225 South Wayman Street, Longwood 32750 (map). For further directions, call 407-253-1900.   The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 5:30 p.m


UPCOMING EDUCATION CLASSES

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NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, for your family and for your child. 

What You Should Expect

  • Meets for six sessions, 2.5 hours each, free of cost.
  • Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. 
  • Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children.
  • Provides critical information and strategies related to caregiving. 
  • Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

To learn more about Basics, visit this NAMI Education page.

To register for classes, please contact the NAMIGO Office at (407) 253-1900 or information@namigo.org

We pull from a waiting list, so sign up quickly!


New Ways to Support NAMI Greater Orlando

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Many of us donate to our favorite charities through United Way campaigns through our workplaces.  The United Way campaign for this fall is about to get underway.  You can designate your donation to go directly to NAMI Greater Orlando by writing in our name and our Tax ID number which is: 59 2600149.

 If you are already donating to United Way, you can name NAMIGO as the beneficiary of your donations.

Vehicle Donations - A free, convenient service for converting that extra car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible donation benefiting National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Orlando, Inc.  You can donate online or call 877-999-8322 to make your donation.  v-Dac's trusted service makes sure your vehicle is properly handled so you get your tax deduction and your charity, National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Orlando, Inc., gets the benefit of your donation. Start now by clicking on the Vehicle Donations graphic below. If you are not ready to donate, find out about donating your vehicle by browsing all the valuable information and links on v_Dac's site.


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We invite you to help us to strengthen NAMIGO by becoming a treasured volunteer! 

Our volunteers participate in the following ways:  NAMIWalks, health fairs, fundraising, special events, mailings, teaching classes, facilitating groups, and more.

Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve…  You only need a heart full of grace.   A soul generated by love.    -  Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Please contact Sue Powers at (407) 253-1900 or information@namigo.org if you feel called to serve!


Welcome to the NAMI Greater Orlando Family!

Thank you to our newest community partner, Champion Self Storage, who is providing off-site storage to NAMI Greater Orlando.  Please click here to see the current specials being offered to you from Champion Self Storage.

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NAMI Greater Orlando now accepts gifts online through PayPal!

Click the "Donate" button below:

 Shopping For a Good Cause

On GoodShop, you can find coupons for more than 1,600 top stores (including Amazon, Macy's, J.Crew, Toys R Us, Best Buy, Gap and more) AND a percentage of virtually every sale will be donated to NAMI Greater Orlando.

Just go to GoodShop.com, designate us as the cause you support, and then click over to your favorite store and shop away!

Or add our toolbar to your browser at http://www.goodsearch.com/toolbar – and your purchases will earn a donation for us even if you forget to go to GoodShop first!

There's no easier way to support us.  Spread the word!

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Your generous donations are vital to our daily operations and help us to help others.

Visit our Giving Opportunities page to learn all the ways you can make a difference.

 

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Related Files

2014 NAMI Greater Orlando Fact Sheet (PDF File)
2014 NAMI Brochure (PDF File)
Mental Health Facts & Numbers (PDF File)
Library List (PDF File)
NAMI National Response to Rep. Murphy Bill (PDF File)
Orlando Sentinel Promotion (PDF File)
2014 Spring Beacon Newsletter (PDF File)
Not Just Another Walk (PDF File)
NAMIWalk Fundraising with Facebook (PDF File)
NAMIWalk Fundraising Manual (PDF File)

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