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  • April speaker of the month DeLisa Boyd (r) talked about the Nurtured Heart Approach and is joined by chapter President DeLisa Rodney
  • Congratulations to the newly trained NAMI Parents & Teachers as Allies Presenters! The class was on March 17. Our own Linda Fitzwater is third from the left, back row.
  • NAMI members attended Georgia CIT Advocacy Training at Georgia Public Safety Training Center on March 20, 2018. Member Daniel Manke is first from the right, first row.
  • NAMI FDL Holiday Party 2017 Sharing good food, good fun and good fellowship.
  • NAMI Walks 2017 - Champions for change.
  • NAMI Family to Family Program - click to view video

In The News: NAMI Forsyth Dawson Lumpkin

May 6, 2018

Come celebrate Mental Health Awareness month with your friends and family at NAMI FDL.   Our speaker DeLisa Rodney, president of NAMI FDL, will highlight the importance of Curing the Stigma  surrounding mental illness.

She will discuss the ways that NAMI FDL is fighting to support and educate individuals and families in our county living with a mental illness condition. Tuesday May 15, 2018, 7:00 PM.


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    Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. NAMI Presents: Cure Stigma


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    Thursday, April 12,2018

    The affiliate is happy to announce the resumption of the Connection Recovery Support Group meetings.  They are held at the Forsyth County Senior Center, 595 Dahlonega St, Cumming, GA 30040.  The Family Support Group will meet at the same time and location.  The meetings are twice a month on the second and fourth Thursday of the month.


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    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM – the United Way,  240 Elm Street, Cumming, GA

    Come join us for our annual NAMI FDL Holiday Party. Bring your family, and/or a friend.  Bring a dish to pass, and join in the fun.  We will have door prizes, great food, and fellowship. We look forward to seeing you!

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    NAMIWalks Georgia Saturday, October 7, 2017 Grant Park, Atlanta Check-in starts: 9:00 AM Walk starts: 10:30AM October 7 will be here before we know it! You have two more weeks to reach your fundraising goal and encourage friends and family to join your team! Walk Day will be a morning of fun, food, and friends!

    To Register: Join our NAMI FDL team by clicking here.


    $104,881.00 Raised of $175,000.00

    We currently have 109 Walk Teams! Help Read More

    Pot Luck Dinner

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM

    Join us for a fun evening to celebrate the startup of our Fall Educational meetings.  We plan to eat socialize, hear about the upcoming NAMIWALK 2017 and get your input on upcoming educational programs.  We will provide the main dish and drinks.  Bring along a dish if you wish. You don’t want to miss getting to spend time with old friends, new friends and family members.

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