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Dinner and a Movie @ Putnam Golf Club

February 22, 2017

Please join us on May 17, 2017 for a Dinner and a Movie at the Putnam Golf Club.  The movie, “No Letting Go”, is a true story about a teenager who is diagnosed with a mental illness and how his family and friends react.  If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with more »

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Is Your Mental Health Coverage at Risk

March 9, 2017

Congress just unveiled the American Health Care Act, which ends the requirement that Medicaid cover mental health care.   It caps Medicaid funding, which will lead to deep cuts and jeopardize mental health services. And it will freeze Medicaid expansion, putting young people who are first experiencing serious mental illness at risk. Tell your U.S. more »

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Information on Following Posts

March 21, 2015

The NAMI Putnam County information is directed from the left column. Many of the following posts are very interesting posts from National NAMI.

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Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT): An Invaluable Community Resource

July 31, 2014

What is CIT? CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness. Getting Started Community partnerships are the key more »

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Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool

Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate more »

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