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June 2, 2017

Tuesday June 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM

 

Therapist, speaker and trainer in the mind/body field for over three decades, Cynthia Schwartzberg, LCSW. brings a wealth of training and experience to her current private practice in Integrative Therapy called Cynthasis:  integrating various cutting edge therapies to help people integrate.  Ms. Schwartzberg obtained her Masters in Social Work from New York University and her Bachelors in Psychology from American University.  She is presently President of the Southeast Brainspotting Institute and  has a private Read More

    Avita Community Partners has opened an office in Dawsonville.  Avita is a public agency that formed by the 1993 Georgia State Legislature that serves persons suffering from the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases.  They treat clients holistically dealing with health issues, lifestyle issues and in gaining employment assistance.  They are funded by Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, private insurance and sliding scale payments.  No one is turned away because they cannot pay.

    Contact information:   Phone – 678-866-8777      Read More

    Tuesday June 13, 2017  6:00 PM

    NAMI Georgia, the local organization of NAMI, will offer its NAMI Homefront Education Program for the Spring beginning on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. It will be held on Tuesdays from 6 until 8:30 PM at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in the General Mental Health Clinic (Ground Floor, GB 151).  The program runs for six sessions excluding July 4th.

    For more information or to sign-up, the interested family member or support person should contact: Dr. Erin Elliott, Psychologist 404-321-6111 Read More

    ARLINGTON, Va., December 6, 2016 – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds and celebrates the U.S. Senate’s passage of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that sets a foundation for improving mental health care for millions of Americans. With the Senate’s passage, HR 34 now goes to President Obama’s desk for final signature into law.

    Every day, NAMI hears firsthand from people and families struggling to access mental health services and supports. The consequences of lack of mental Read More

    NAMI Family to Family Class will held be later this year.    We are currently adding family members to the pre-registration list.   To pre-register please contact Linda Fitzwater at 678-947-6156.

    Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited. This is a free educational program for family members, close friends and mentors of the mentally ill (depression, PTSD, bipolar, BPD, schizophrenia, etc.) We ask an 11 week commitment to the series; each week’s topic is different. All classes fit together to form a better Read More

    2nd and 4th Thursdays Monthly 6:45 – 8:15

    595 Dahlonega Street,  Cumming, GA

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    The NAMI Support Group model (formerly called the “Family-to-Family Support Group model”) operates differently than other, more traditional “share-and-care” groups.  The NAMI Support Group model offers a set of key structures and group processes for facilitators to use in common support group scenarios. These structures come with clear guidelines to follow; used together, they encourage full group participation in support group meetings. The structures of the new model Read More
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