NAMI Meeting Scheduled for November 13, 2002 - November, 2002

A Wabash Valley affiliate of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) has been established. The next meeting is scheduled for Wed. Nov. 13th at 7:00 pm at Hamilton Center, Inc., 620 8th Ave., Terre Haute. Consumers, family members of persons with mental illnesses, professionals and others interested are invited to attend. All meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month.

The Nov. 13th meeting will feature Mary Beth Dougherty, a Recreation Therapist and Acting Program Manager for Hamilton Center's Inpatient Services. Dougherty will present information about managing symptoms during the holidays.

NAMI is a not-for-profit grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people afflicted by serious and persistent mental illness. NAMI affiliates consist of families, consumers, and professionals dedicated to helping families through a network of support, education, advocacy and research. For further information call Betty Porter, President of the Wabash Valley NAMI at (812) 232-6015.

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