NAMI Westchester provides speakers to help educate the community on mental health and share personal experiences.
- In Our Own Voice: IOOV illustrates the realities of living with a mental illness. The audience gains a better understanding of what it is like to live with mental illness and stay in recovery. Presentations are led by two trained speakers living in recovery. nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-In-Our-Own-Voice
- Ending the Silence: Ending the Silence is a school presentation on the warning signs of mental illness and how to get help. There is a PowerPoint presentation led by a family member followed by a young adult living in recovery both sharing their personal experiences. This presentation is for middle and high students. There is an additional presentation for staff and parents available. http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Ending-the-Silence
- Bridges of Hope: Bridges of Hope is a faith-based presentation to help give a better understanding of those who live with a mental health condition and the impact on the family.
In addition we will work with colleges, schools, businesses and community organizations on providing presentations.