NAMI Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 9, 2002 - September 2002

A Wabash Valley affiliate of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) has been established. The next meeting is scheduled for Wed. Oct. 9th 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 Oct. 9th meeting will feature Sarah Lewis, PsyD, HSPP, Program Manager for Hamilton Center's Client Support Services division. Dr. Lewis will discuss Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services for people with serious mental illnesses.

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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