NAMI Newton/Wellesley will host a reception to honor long-time NAMI leader, educator and indefatigable mental health advocate SID GELB,
followed by a panel presentation by NVC BOSTON trainer Gail Carroll and practitioner Dr Elizabeth Spark on NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION.
RSVPs are needed for the caterer at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nami-reception-for-sid-gelbnonviolent-communication-presentation-tickets-58831216753
"NVC Boston is dedicated to sharing nonviolent communication (NVC) as a way to contribute to more connection and harmony in the world."
This event is made possible with a grant from the Gravestar Foundation
We are canceling tonight's family support group at Newton Wellesley Hospital due to the coming storm. Everyone stay home, stay warm and stay safe. Reach out if you need help!
The Family Support Group that meets in Newton Wellesley Hospital on the second Tuesday of each month will go back to starting at 7:30 in February.
A FREE Educational Course for Family Members, Partners, and Friends e NAMI Family to Family course provides a broad perspective designed to better understand and support your loved ones, while taking care of your own needs. Meet others who share your struggle, compare notes, and gain new insight.
There are 12 class sessions. Each class explores and highlights the latest thinking about:
- How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively
- Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
- Finding and using local supports and services
- Up-to-date information on mental health, current treatments, including evidence-based therapies
- The impact of mental illness on your family
All instruction and course materials are free for class participants.
Pre-registration is required.
Date and Time: Thursdays 6:30-9:00 pm
starting January 10, 2019
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
For more information and to register contact:
Marcy at email@example.com or 617-529-2738
or Ruth at RutheK12@gmail.com or 617-852-3612
The Wellesley Hills Family Support Group will be meeting on the 2nd Wednesday in November (11/14/18) because the 3rd Wednesday of the month is the night before Thanksgiving and many of our members cannot attend.
The Newton Wellesley affiliate of NAMI will be presenting a program to update us on the status of Crisis Intervention training in our area.
Kati Mapa, Director of Policy and Planning for the Criminal Justice Diversion Project at NAMI MASS, will assemble a panel of a social worker, and police to present their experience with the use of Crisis Intervention Training.
*****************************************************************DDATE: Tuesday, September 25, 2018T IME: 7:30 pm
PLACE: Bowles 1 Conference Room at Newton Wellesley Hospital
(Second floor of the main building)
Newton Wellesley is located at 2014 Washington St. in Newton. Parking is available.
For more information, call 781-269-9807, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The NAMI Newton Wellesley affiliate Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday night, Oct. 23rd, at 7:30 pm in the Bowles 2 Conference Room of Newton Wellesley Hospital. Come listen to our plans for the year, and see where you fit in. We will have a update of the changes we are making. We will also give you an opportunity to participate and celebrate with us.