August 28, 2019
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness. Registration is open now for our next Family-to-Family session, beginning on Monday, September 9th, occurring once a week for 12 weeks. The course is designed to help class members understand and support their loved one more »
August 8, 2019
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our member and volunteer coordinator, Linda Grimes. Linda passed away peacefully at home with her family on August 2, 2019. Linda had been an active member of NAMI Sarasota County working on our fundraising committee for the Out of the Blue and An Emerald more »
Every time we experience a tragedy like this, people with mental illness are drawn into the conversation. The truth is that the vast majority of violence is not perpetrated by people with mental illness.
June 27, 2019
On June 25, 2019 NAMI Sarasota County lost our Vice President, Doreen Sutherland. Doreen had served as a Board member, active volunteer and staunch supporter since March 2017. Doreen jumped right in and at her first Board meeting volunteered to be Vice President. We knew her experience would be of tremendous help to NAMI, as more »
June 18, 2019
Join NAMI Sarasota County for an educational opportunity, Medical Cannabis 101 with Trulieve, a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center. July 2, 2019 5:30 – 6:30 pm Center for Arts & Humanities 1226 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236
May 30, 2019
NAMI Sarasota County has teamed up with Carrie Seidman of the FACEing Mental Illness project and the Academy at Glengary to host a monthly social.
March 24, 2019
The social is for individuals, and family members, living with a mental health condition and looking to be more social with others that are experiencing the same life issues in a fun and safe environment. The social will o er a different activity each month, but will also be a place to gather, have a beverage and talk.
Thursday, June 13 6-8 p.m.
Location: Evie’s Mini Golf, 4735 Bee Ridge Rd., Sarasota
Join NAMI Sarasota County for this informative & educational symposium.
May 22, 2019
February 28, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Morganroth Auditorium at Ringling College of Art & Design
Tuesday, March 12th From 6:00 – 7:30 PM
February 21, 2019
Join us for an opportunity to hear the latest on education classes and support groups, news and upcoming events, advocacy, and volunteer opportunities.
A community conversation about an educated, Trauma Informed Community.
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.”
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Throughout this time, and all year, NAMI Sarasota County offers weekly and monthly support groups and education classes designed to help individuals, families and caregivers with their mental health issues. NAMI is also a resource to individuals and families looking for support and services in the community.