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Upcoming QPR Training

namilou : March 10, 2020 12:41 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

*This training will be conducted virtually. If you are still interested please reach out to

Unable to make the date below but are interested in future training? Follow this link to submit your availability and interest in being QPR-trained.

Flyer QPR Training (1)

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Petefest 2019

namilou : September 4, 2019 7:33 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

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Leslie’s Hope Golf Scramble

namilou : September 3, 2019 1:56 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

2019 Leslie’s Hope Golf Scramble

Saturday September 28th 2019
The Crossings Golf Club – Brooks, KY
Proceeds to NAMI Louisville (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Includes: Green Fees, Cart, gift bag, 2 drink
tickets, Light Breakfast & Lunch
Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 1 random drawing
Closest to the pin
Longest Drive
Extras: Door prizes & raffle
Mulligans – 1 for $5 / 5 for $20 (max.
10 per team)
Ladies Tee – $20 a team (pay at hole)

Time Event
6:45 – 7:45 AM Registration

8:00 AM Shotgun Start
1:00 (approx.) Lunch, awards, raffle
7:45 – 8:00 AM Welcome & Rules


Facebook: Search “Leslie’s Hope Scramble”       ***Rain or Shine***

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Mental Health Month in the Ville

namilou : April 29, 2019 5:04 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog


2019 Mental Health Calendar_interactive

Click the attachment above for the entire calendar of events for mental health month! It will all cumulate with the 2019 Step Forward for Mental Health Walk! Visit the NAMI Louisville Facebook page for more event information.

See you there!

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Upcoming FREE Family-to-Family course!

namilou : April 8, 2019 11:10 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog


Our Family-to-Family class is an education program for family & friends of adults who live with mental illness. Would you or someone you know benefit from this free program? Next class begins 6/13. Register by calling 502.588.5008 or register on our website with the following link: NAMI Family to Family Registration.Help spread the word!


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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
RSVP Today
Space is Limited

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Step Forward for Mental Health Walk 2019

namilou : February 9, 2019 6:02 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

Step Forward WalkWalk fundraiser with vendors, live music, and other attractions to raise awareness and provide local mental health-related educational classes and support groups. Hosted by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Louisville

Admission: $30 – Register Online
Location: Louisville Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn
Date: Saturday, June 8

Registration begins at 8:30 am
presentation at 9:30
walk begins at 10 am

Teams can register online by filling out our team registration form.


Register For the Walk!

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No Letting Go-The Movie

namilou : January 14, 2019 12:41 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

We ALL have Mental Health!

Film screening with a facilitated conversation following the film.

January 16, 2019 – 6 PM – Louisville Southwest Regional Library

Louisville Southwest Regional Library

9725 Dixie Highway – Louisville, KY  40272


  • Learn why we ALL have mental health
  • Gain Insight, Tools and Strategies
  • Gather Information and Resources

*The Youth Mental Health Project is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (C)(3) Organization whose mission is to empower families and communities to act with the knowledge skills and resources they need to support social, emotional, mental and behavioral health of youth.

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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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namilou : October 12, 2018 1:14 pm : NAMI Louisville Blog

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