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NAMI Southwest Ohio

NAMI Southwest Ohio

NAMI Southwest Ohio is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy.

2016 Evening of Hope

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Cintas Center at Xavier University

Featured Speaker

Fred Frese

Fred Frese, Ph.D.

Dr. Frese is a psychologist who specializes in schizophrenia.
He was diagnosed with the condition when he was 25 and
has worked tirelessly as a practitioner and advocate for individuals
living with mental illness and their families.

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2016 Excellence in Mental Health Care Awards

NAMI Southwest Ohio’s Excellence in Mental Health Care Awards
recognize individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary work and advocacy
on behalf of people living with mental illness and their families.

All nominations are confidential.

Submit a Nomination

Awards will be presented during the Evening of Hope.



Hope for Recovery is a new, no-cost, one-day course for individuals living with mental illness, family members and friends.

Held Saturdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the NAMI Southwest Ohio Training Room.
Bring your own lunch.

Next Class
Saturday, September 10, 2016

Spend a Saturday obtaining information, hope and practical strategies for dealing with the complexities of mental illness.

Participants learn about mental illnesses, treatments, coping strategies, the mental health system and local resources.

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Save the Date!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

5K Logo on Black

NAMI Trick or Trot 5K
Run for Mental Wellness

Join us for our Halloween-themed race!
Open to runners, walkers, kids, and everyone who wants to advance the cause of NAMI Southwest Ohio.

Run or walk the 5k in your silliest, spookiest Halloween costume!
Train to run hard and fast—we’ll be chip-timing the race!
Bring your kids for a separate, child-friendly fun run!
Trick or treat with us at the end of the race.

$30 Registration until October 10

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 am
Lindner Family Tennis Center
5460 Courseview Drive
Mason, OH 45040

Register or Donate

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In The News: NAMI Southwest Ohio

August 2, 2016

July 31, 2016

Akron — Patrick J. Kennedy, former Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Rhode Island, shared his views on mental health July 21 before more than 500 guests during the Akron Roundtable at the John S. Knight Center in Akron.

The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation sponsored the luncheon event.

“The Foundation views Patrick as the leading national voice for improving the lives of the mentally ill and substance addicted, and has joined him in a nonpartisan effort to Read More

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