Ed Erwin, a long-time NAMI Dane County Member will be teaching a new course this fall at Madison College. Please click below forbdetails about the class and learn how to register. This class is open to the public. Understanding Mental Illness – Class Description
Job Announcement Program Coordinator NAMI Dane County is the founding chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization that focuses on mental illness. We provide education, support, advocacy and outreach to people affected by mental illness and the general public. We do not provide direct clinical services or therapy. The Read More
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for taking “a major step forward” to improve the lives of Americans living with mental illness. The House passed H.R.2646, the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” sponsored by Reps. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) andEddie Read More
July 3, 2016 The National Alliance on Mental Illness Dane County (NAMI Dane County) is saddened and concerned by the Madison police-involved shooting death of Michael William Schumacher, age 41, who struggled with mental illness. News reports indicate that Mr. Schumacher broke into a Morrison street residence and aggressively advanced toward officers while holding a Read More
It’s time to Step Up! Please join us NEXT Wednesday at 5:30 for a panel discussion about The Stepping Up Initiative. Get your own questions answered and learn about what is being done to help those with mental illness in the criminal justice system.
Mark your Calendars! We’re getting together to celebrate the start of our NAMIWalk advocacy and fundraising season! The NAMIWalk Kick-off Luncheon will take place from 11:30-1:00 on August 23 at the Blackhawk Country Club. Invitations will be sent out in early July For more information you can go to the NAMIWalk Website or email our Read More
Thanks to a wonderful partnership with First United Methodist Church in Madison, they are hosting monthly QPR* sessions at the church, open for anyone in the community. These sessions are completely free and require no registration. People are welcomed to bring a lunch and attend. Upcoming QPR Suicide Prevention Training Sessions: Open to the public. In 90 minutes, Read More