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NOTE:  Beginning Monday, January 6th, Support Groups will meet every week at Renown Medical Center, 1155 Mill St., Reno 89502.  Groups meet from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  The meeting rooms are Sierra 102 for Family Support Group and 105 for NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group, located on the 1st floor, near the cafeteria.   If you need further directions, please see the Northern NV Support Groups 2020 document under the Support Group tab on the left navigation window.  As you scroll through the document you will see a map to help find the location. 

  • Mark Burchell awarded 2017 Board Member of the Year by Board President Susan Cesarini
  • Lexie Rilea, our latest ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Graduate.
  • Community Yogi leads our group at the Educational Dinner Meeting through Chair Yoga.
  • Speakers from Washoe Regional Transportation Authority with NAMI members
  • Treasurer Joseph Allen and NAMI Volunteer Kirsten Hanson at the 2016 Walk and Talk
  • Volunteers from Paws4Passengers at the NAMI Northern Nevada Walk and Talk 2016
  • Adam Hopkins, NAMI Nevada Training Chair and Jerry O'Brien, past President.
  • Pauline, Sandy and Gale at Macy's Shop for a Cause Day
  • Trish, Irene and Maggie (the furry one)
  • Jerry O'Brien, past President and NAMI Volunteer Kirsten Hanson

Thank you for joining us at the “After the Holiday” Party on January 9th! 

We had 40 people attend and a good time was had by all!
Dinner! Karaoke! Mini photos! Gift bags and Fun! all provided a great evening!
Thank you to Raising Cane’s for the donation of lemonade and sweet tea to quench our thirst!!
Please stay tuned to events coming for our bi-monthly Peer Support Community program in 2020.

NAMI Northern Nevada’s focus is to provide information to families and people living with mental illnesses in areas of advocacy, mental illness education, support and services and wellness skills.


Please visit our Crisis Page for resources if you are in need of immediate assistance.


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November 22, 2016

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