Mental Health First Aid for Faith and Ministry Leaders (2-part series beginning May 11): Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies to help in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Click here to register!
Family Education Saturday Seminars begin May 18: NAMI’s free Saturday Seminars will provide expert speakers on a variety of current and relevant topics to help you understand the mental health care system, how to access resources, and how to navigate the complexities surrounding mental illness. Join us for the first seminar on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at theColumbus Health Department Auditorium, 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus 43215 (Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:00 a.m., the seminar begins at 9:00 a.m.). All seminars are free, but registration is encouraged (available after April 6).
"I am Not my Mental Illness," Episode 4 by Tara Rigsbee
We offer the understanding that only those with the lived experience of mental illness can provide. Together with our grassroots volunteers, we work every day to provide help and hope to millions of Americans. When we take care of mental health, we can all see the benefits.