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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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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NAMI Indiana State Conference

Sep 04

The NAMI Indiana 2015 State Conference: Assessing the Past, Gaining Hope for the Future is fast approaching. Here are the details:

Date: September 25, 2015
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Place: Indianapolis Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Registration fee: $55 (includes breakfast and lunch)

Click here for additional details.

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NAMI-WCI Fall Classic Walk/Run

Aug 23

Join us for the NAMI Fall Classic Walk/Run on Sunday, October 12, at the former Lafayette Municipal Golf Course. Enjoy the 5K or 1-Mile event while advocating for mental illness awareness. Register for either event here! The NAMI Fall Classic caps off National Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct 5-11). NEW: Register as a “Valued Virtual Walker” if you wish not to participate but want to make an impact!

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In Our Own Voice at Crawfordsville Kiwanis

Aug 04

Kiwanis in Crawfordsville will be hosting NAMI’s In Our Own Voice during its meeting on Thursday, August 21.

NAMI In Our Own Voice (IOOV) unmasks mental illness, using speaker stories to illustrate the individual realities of living with mental illness. You gain a better understanding of what it is like to live with mental illness and stay in recovery. NAMI In Our Own Voice can change attitudes, preconceived notions and stereotypes regarding mental illness.

Crawfordsville Kiwanis meetings are open to the public. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am, followed by a brief business meeting at noon, which will be followed by the In Our Own Voice Presentation.

Date: Thursday, August 21
Time: Lunch @ 11:30 am, meeting starts at 12:00 noon
Place: Crawfordsville Public Library (Basement) 205 South Washington

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