NAMI Northwoods is an affiliate of NAMI, a non-profit organization that provides support, education and advocacy throughout the Marathon, Lincoln and Langlade counties in Wisconsin on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

NAMI Northwoods is an affiliate of NAMI, a non-profit organization that provides support, education and advocacy throughout the Marathon, Lincoln and Langlade counties in Wisconsin on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

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SAVE THE DATE! November 16 Barnes & Noble NAMI Fundraiser

When you shop at Barnes & Noble on November 16, 2019, 5% of your purchase will go to NAMI Northwoods.  This includes online sales! ...
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Call Senator Baldwin – One Phone Call Can Be Life-Saving

It is estimated that in Wisconsin, one person dies by suicide on average every nine hours. You can help change this statistic. Call Senator Baldwin (D-WI) and urge her to take the lead in cosponsoring legislation in the US Senate designating "988" as a nationwide hotline number for suicide prevention and mental health crisis. A 3-digit national hotline number (988) ...
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NAMI Advocacy Wisconsin – What’s Up for a Vote?

There are quite a few mental health bills that have recently been introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature, many with potential to affect services in currently under-served areas of the state. The Wisconsin Suicide Prevention Task Force has released a package of bills ranging from youth peer counseling to educational grants for reducing social isolation among farmers. There are bills to ...
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Fall 2019 Family & Friends Seminar – November 9

NAMI Family & Friends is a free seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. This is also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support. WHERE: Marathon County Public Library - 300 1st Street, Wausau (this event is not sponsored by MCPL) WHEN:  Saturday, ...
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New Peer to Peer Group Program Added – Starts September 12

(Watch introductory video above - 16 minutes 5 seconds) The Wausau NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Course is a new signature free education program focused on mental health, wellness, and recovery for anyone who is themselves experiencing or struggling with a mental health issue or challenge. Find support in a sincere, confidential setting Set personal goals Become your own advocate Improve ...
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Wausau Peer Support Group – 4th Wednesdays 6:00PM YWCA

The NAMI Peer Support Group offers support in a safe, caring environment. The group is led by trained facilitators who have moved forward in their own recovery journey with the support of their peers. This informal meeting meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM, and begins with a 10-minute educational discussion and then on to an ...
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Merrill Family Support Group – 2nd Wednesdays

Join our Merrill Family Support group that will meet at the Merrill Enrichment Center in Merrill (303 North Sales St) on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The group meets from 6-7pm. Hope to see you there! NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. The ...
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Wausau Family Support Group – 4th Monday

NAMI ~ Wausau Family Support Group Location: Marathon County Public Library ( 300 N 1st  Street, Wausau 2nd floor meeting room)  Date: 4th Monday of the month Time:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. The hallmark of a NAMI support group is leveraging the collective ...
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Friends & Family
Workshop

Saturday, November 9 2019
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Marathon County Public Library
300 1st Street - Wausau

This free seminar by NAMI Northwoods informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them.

Registration deadline November 1, 2019

 

 

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