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NAMI Louisville Annual Meeting

namilou : March 4, 2019 6:38 pm : Blog

Please join us on Monday, March 11, 2019 from

5 – 7:30 PM at Sullivan College of Technology & Design at
3901 Atkinson Square Drive.

In celebration of an outstanding year of growth and development of new programming, a light dinner will be served.  You will have the opportunity to hear NAMI Louisville Member Hanah Carter’s heartfelt story along with acceptance speeches by the following 2019 NAMI Louisville Annual Award Winners.

  • Dr. Rifaat El-Mallakh, 2019 NAMI Louisville Outstanding Community Leader Award Recipient
  • George Hersch, 2019 NAMI Louisville Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
  • Martha Mather, 2019 NAMI Louisville Outstanding Service Award Recipient
  • Aaron Drake, 2019 NAMI Louisville Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient

In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet the NAMI Louisville Board of Directors, Staff and other valuable members.

Free To Attend
Includes Food
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Tips for Managing the Holiday Blues

namilou : November 20, 2018 11:14 am : Blog
By Laura Greenstein | Nov. 19, 2015

Many people can experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season. People who already live with a mental health condition should take extra care to tend to their overall health and wellness during this time.

Extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even sentimental memories that accompany the season can be a catalyst for the holiday blues. Some can be at risk for feelings of loneliness, sadness, fatigue, tension and a sense of loss.

A lot of seasonal factors can trigger the holiday blues such as, less sunlight, changes in your diet or routine, alcohol at parties, over-commercialization or the inability to be with friends or family. These are all factors that can seriously affect your mood.

However, there are certain things you can do to help avoid the holiday blues. Ken Duckworth, M.D., NAMI’s medical director, shares advice for managing your health—both mental and physical—during the holiday season in this video.

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