Understanding the Link Between Mental Health and Substance Misuse/Addiction
Approximately 10.2 million individuals and their loved ones are impacted by co-occurring disorders (COD) –
the combination of one or more mental health challenges and substance misuse/addiction
Stephanie will help us understand the link between mental health and substance misuse/addiction, and will speak about risk factors and ways we can change outcomes. To view the flyer click here.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
St. Vincent’s Hospital
275 North Street, Harrison, NY 10528
Event is full. If space opens up we will include the link to register.
NAMI Westchester Presents a documentary screening of
Suicide: The Ripple Effect
“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature-length documentary film focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal and stay alive.
The film highlights the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading his message of hope, recovery and wellness. www.suicidetherippleeffect.com
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Showcase Cinema De Lux, City Center
237 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601
Doors open 5:30 p.m. — Screening begins at 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion to follow screening with Kevin Hines, Angela Amois-Lutz (President of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), an individual in recovery with suicidal ideation and a family member
Tickets must be purchased in advance via:
$20 for NAMI Westchester Members / $25 for Non-Members
Student & Senior Citizens discount: $10 Members / $15 Non-Members
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and NAMI Westchester is everywhere!
Ribbons are on display in more than 30 Westchester municipalities.
Digital Displays are running in White Plains and at the Westchester County Center.
A Mental Health Awareness flag is flying in Yonkers.
Town of Yorktown presented NAMI Westchester with a Proclamation designating the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month in the town.
Posters are on the side of 10 Westchester County Bee-Line buses.
Banners are on display in Ossining, Peekskill, Mt. Vernon and Yonkers.