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December 27, 2018

Welcome to the holiday season. Typically, a time for families and friends to connect and share in the joy of the season. That said it can also be a time of isolation for many, for stress overload, and a general sense that it is not “joyous.” Recent social media posts on suicidal ideation from celebrities who have been harassed and the recent murders and suicide of a family in Tampa exacerbate negative feelings. Personally, this holiday brings a sense of Read More

    NAMI Sarasota County will offer the NAMI Basics education program, a free, six-session program designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties, beginning February, 2019. The class will be held from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at The Academy at Glengary in Sarasota.

    NAMI Basics helps parents and other family caregivers of children to understand the illnesses that are causing those behavioral difficulties, and the critical role families play in the treatment of Read More

    Join us for this important training. Your voice counts! Register now at or 941-376-9361. Space limited to 20.

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    During Mental Illness Awareness Week, NAMI Sarasota County shared the importance of talking about mental health and mental illness and its Ending the Silence program that goes into middle and high schools on SNN. Check out the story here!

    NAMI wants to break the silence on mental illness

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    During Mental Illness Awareness Week & on World Mental Health Day, NAMI Sarasota County board member and Ending the Silence coordinator Heather Dunn joined the hosts of Suncoast View on ABC7 to discuss ETS, mental health and our upcoming Out of the Blue Fundraiser. Check out the video here!

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