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March 30, 2017
Via NAMI Kentucky, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to override the Governor’s veto of Tim’s Law today, meaning that it is passed into law. Kentuckians with the very worst symptoms of severe mental illness can finally get the community-based outpatient treatment that will start them on the road to recovery.

              via NAMI Kentucky Facebook page

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    NAMI Louisville held its Annual Meeting on March 16 at The Clifton Center.  We welcomed as guest speakers Dr. Sheila Schuster, who spoke about advocacy surrounding mental health legislation, and LMPD Sergeant Pam Oberhausen who spoke about LMPD’s CIT program.  A reporting team from WDRB TV joined us that evening and aired a well-done story with a focus on LMPD’s CIT program:

    http://www.wdrb.com/story/34937348/louisvilles-crisis-intervention-team-discusses-ways-to-deal-with-depression-mental-illness

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    NAMI Louisville’s new president Debra Wells welcomes members and  non-members to attend this FREE event.  Light dinner will be available.

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    March 16, 2017 •   6:00 pm – 7:30pm – Doors open at 5:00 pm for check-in & a range of supporting organizations will be present to offer information about various mental health services in our community.

    The Clifton Center 2117 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206

    Please join us as we celebrate our combined strengths in advocating for mental health in Kentucky.

     

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     (From left to right) Anne Heard and Amy Lee are NAM Louisville’s Basics facilitators.  They have contributed so much to the NAMI Louisville mission to to strengthen  families and individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and  advocacy.  They work hard each year to make recovery possible for everyone affected by  mental illness while ending the stigma associated with this disease.

    Anne was a teacher for special needs children for over 30 years.  She is a parent of two Read More

    NAMI Louisville is offering two Family to Family Sessions in the Winter, Summer and Fall of 2017.  These 12 week classes are free of charge.  They are for adult family members and friends of people who live with a mental illness.

    Classes will start the first week of January (Winter Sessions) the first week of June (Summer Sessions) and the second week of September (Fall Sessions).

    June F2F class will start June 3rd to August 19th, Saturdays 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.  Read More

    Kosair Charities’ mission is to protect the health and well-being of children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana by providing financial support for clinical services, research, pediatric healthcare education, and child advocacy. Kosair Charities knows that a child’s mental health is equally as important as their physical health and is proud to call NAMI one of its supported agencies.

     

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