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December 2, 2018

Looking for a part-time opportunity to make a difference? NAMI Sarasota County is hiring a part-time administrative assistant (10 hrs per week). This position will support our executive director, board of directors and volunteers. The position will have strong written and verbal skills, communicate empathetically with callers, and work independently. A high level of organizational skills and computer literacy is required. Please send your resume with cover letter to 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 on January 19, 2019. The class will be held from 6:00 pm – 7:30 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 Read More

    Join us for this important training. Your voice counts! Register now at info@namisarasotacounty.org 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!

    http://www.mysuncoast.com/entertainment/learn-more-about-mental-health-awareness-in-teens-with-nami/article_ae5939ec-ccb1-11e8-a0ed-0fbbc98f106f.html

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    Today marks the start of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 7–13, a time to come together to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. NAMI and NAMI Sarasota County will feature #CureStigma and #MentalHealthJourneys on social media and our website.

    Mental illness is a medical condition, but it is often surrounded by stigma or stereotypes that prevent people from getting the help they need. One in five adults experiences a mental illness in Read More

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