Half Way Home

May 08

Volunteers for Mental Health in Montgomery County is sponsoring a presentation by Sarah Houston Dicks regarding the recovery program she brought to our community called Half Way Home, a 180-day residential program for women that addresses substance abuse and other issues:

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Time: 7:00 pm

Place: North Montgomery High School Lecture Room (enter through Door 12)

For additional details about Half Way Home, visit its website at www.halfwayhome.info.

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Montgomery County Community Health Summit

Mar 10

NAMI-West Central Indiana (NAMI-WCI) will have a booth at the first annual Montgomery County Community Health Summit on Tuesday, March 15 from 4:30 to 8:00 pm at the Montgomery County 4-H Building. The event is sponsored by the Montgomery County Wellness Coalition and will feature the release of the Community Health Improvement Plan.

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Montgomery County Sheriffs Receive CIT Training

Mar 10

Cecie and I attended a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training session this afternoon and were pleased to see that four officers in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s department were receiving the training. Forty-eight law enforcement officers registered for the training, and 45 were in attendance.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week Events

Sep 30

Mental Illness Awareness Week Logo

Mental Illness Awareness Week is the first full week of October. Here are a few NAMI-West Central Indiana events that you may want to check out:

Monday, October 5, Lafayette: Ask the Psychiatrist, featuring Jayati Singh, M.D., 6:30-8:00 pm, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing Auditorium, 1508 Tippecanoe Street.

Wednesday, October 7, Crawfordsville: In Our Own Voice presentation, 6:30-8:00 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church (South entrance), 212 S. Green Street.

Sunday, October 11, Lafayette: NAMI Fall Classic Walk/Run, Former Lafayette Municipal Golf Course
800 Golfview Road.

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In Our Own Voice Presentation

Sep 23

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (the first full week of October), we will be co-hosting (along with Volunteers for Mental Health in Montgomery County) the FREE National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) In Our Own Voice presentation.

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