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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Preparing you to help others Experiencing a mental health problem
Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid
Presented by Presented by Presented by
National Council for National Council for National Council for
Behavioral Health, Montgomery Behavioral Health, Montgomery Behavioral Health, Montgomery
County Department for BH/DD, County Department for BH/DD, County Department for BH/DD, & the Southeast Regional & the Southeast Regional & the Southeast Regional Mental Health Services Coordination Office Mental Health Services Coordination Office Mental Health Services Coordination Office

Click Here for: MH First Aid WINTER 2019


2019 NAMI Montgomery County PA Recognition Awards

It is time again to honor those in our NAMI community who deserve recognition for their outstanding efforts on behalf of persons with mental illness and their families. If you want to nominate someone for an award, please call our office (215-361-7784) or email us at: office@namimontocpa.org.

Categories of recognition awards are as follows:

The Maryella Hitt Advocacy Award — presented to the individual/s or organization that exemplifies the true advocate for mental illness spirit.

The Peg Cochran Volunteer Award — presented to the individual/s or organization that has displayed outstanding volunteer efforts for individuals with mental illness and their families.

The Glenn Koons Recovery Award — presented to the individual/s or organization that exemplifies resiliency and recovery, and overcoming the challenges of mental illness.

The Criminal Justice Award — Presented in recognition of outstanding service in the realm of mental illness and the criminal justice system.

The Carol Caruso Innovation Scholarship – Presented to a youth (teen to 25 years old) who embraces the mission of our affiliate to support, educate, and advocate in the community.  This $1,000 scholarship will be award to an individual who produces a program or project that will impact the community while supporting the mission of our affiliate or aid in spreading awareness of our affiliate in the community.

Click for an Application: Carol Caruso Scholarship

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE to join us as at our Annual Membership Meeting! May 8, 2019!  Details to follow at our website, through email, and social media!

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 5, 2019.


Call for Board Candidates & Bylaw Amendments

January begins the call for candidates to our Board of Directors, as well as for amendments to our bylaws.

Criteria for eligibility are:
1. Be a member in good standing of our affiliate.
2. Be willing to attend and participate in monthly board meetings (the board meets on the third Thursday of the month, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in our Lansdale office; we do not meet in August or December) and all committee assignments.
3. Be willing to promote the NAMI mission.

If you are interested in submitting your name or someone else’s as a candidate, please put your nomination in writing (email or hard copy) and provide the individual’s name, address, why you are nominating that person and what you feel they would bring to our Montgomery County Board. Nominations may be submitted to office@namimontcopa.org or mailed to NAMI, 100 W. Main Street, Suite 204, Lansdale, PA 19446. If you would like a copy of our Bylaws please call 215- 361-7784.

The deadline for both candidate nominations and bylaws amendments is February 22, 2019. If you have any questions please contact Abby Grasso, Executive Director, at 215-361-7784.


MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT

Join us for a Voter Registration and Education Session to take the mystery out of voting!

A focus on individuals who may have difficulties voting on Election Day.

Associates from Child Guidance Resource Centers and NAMI Montgomery County PA will be available to demonstrate how to use the voting machines and allow everyone the opportunity to practice voting.

Assistance will be provided to complete the voter registration form.

Gather general information about the upcoming election.

Tuesday, March 19th 2019
10:00am -1:00pm
NAMI Montgomery County PA
100 West Main Street
Lansdale, PA 19448

No Pre-registration needed, for questions, please call 215-361-7784

A free event and open to the public.

Sponsored by: MAX Association, Child Guidance Resource Centers & NAMI Montgomery County PA

                                                                           


NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia
May 4, 2019
Montgomery County Community College
Registration Opens 8am | Walks Begins 10am
Click on the logo for more info.
Upcoming Walk Event – Mark Your Calendar:

Kick Off Event (for team captains and sponsors): March 27th 3:00-5:00pm Facenda Whitaker Lanes; join us for a brief walk overview, food buffet & open bowling.

 

A free event, however, we do ask that you rsvp to 215-361-7784 or to eroberts@namimontcopa.org.

 

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