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NAMI VT Greater Burlington Affiliate Picnic

NAMI Greater Burlington Area Party Date: Saturday, June 10 – 10:00- 12:00 p.m. Location: Jaycee Park, Patchen Road, S. Burlington Directions: From Williston Rd: Take Patchen Rd to Jaycee Park, 1/4 mile down road on left. Bring your lawn chair! …
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Register Now – Family-to-Family Teacher Training

Next Training: Autumn, 2017 A Family-to-Family Teacher provides the delivery of the evidence based 12-week NAMI Family-to-Family curriculum to other family members who have a loved one with a mental illness. You will share information about major mental illnesses, with …
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Mental Health Advocates Rally for Mental Health Advocacy Day

MONTPELIER, VERMONT—Hundreds of Vermonters will rally together at the State House for Mental Health Advocacy Day on Tuesday, January 31st from 8 a.m.-noon to call on Vermont leaders and legislators to protect and strengthen our state’s mental health care system by “Caring for Vermonters – Investing in …
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April 13th–Berlin, VT Connection Group Kick-off!

NAMI Vermont is proud to announce that the Connection Peer Support Group kick-off for Central Vermont (Berlin/Barre/Montpelier) area will take place on Thursday, April 13th! Group is in session from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Meeting place is the Central …
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Annual Report Shows NAMI Vermont Lean and Effective

NAMI Vermont’s FY2016 Annual Report shows an organization taking off with a new peer program and reaching thousands of Vermonters by leveraging grassroots community volunteers. With a lean budget, supported by the Walk and many generous grantors and donors, NAMI Vermont …
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Members Gather for Highlights, Appreciation and New Board Members!

Over forty NAMI members gathered on November 5th to honor volunteers, elect new board members, and engage in some vigorous talks about mental health in Vermont. The NAMI Board said farewell to departing members Michelle Bos-Lun, Katy Crane, Betty Keller …
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REGISTER NOW! NAMI Vermont Annual Business Meeting – Nov. 5

Register now for the NAMI Vermont Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. We are meeting at the new Waterbury State Office Complex at 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT. Pre-registration is required. Security needs the names of …
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NAMI Vermont Board Approves FY2017 Advocacy Priorities

The purpose of the Advocacy Priority Platform of NAMI Vermont is to provide direction and guidance on issues affecting people living with a mental illness to the NAMI Vermont Board, Advocacy Committee, our affiliates, staff, members, and to inform the …
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The Critical Need for Community Mental Health Care

October 2 through October 8, 2016 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Each year, the week provides an opportunity to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. In Vermont, 1 in 5 people are affected by …
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MINDwalk Blows by Fundraising Goal by Almost $8,000

We are incredibly excited and honored to report that due to the fantastic efforts of our MINDwalkers and the generosity of our donors, MINDwalk 2016 left its goal in the dust on Walk Day.  The tally for all the funds that …
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