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We organize or work with other organizations to carry out a number of special projects in the region.
NAMI-Athens is composed mainly of folks in the Athens area whose families have been touched by mental illness. We have come together to help each other and our community.
2015 Walk The Walk 10/17/2015

2015 Speaker Series - Sarah Spitz 10/29/2015


Another good Memorial Day stigma buster on the Ridges

Memorial Day 2015 at the Ridges Since 2000, the Ridges Cemeteries Committee has been working to refurbish and beautify the cemeteries and, in so doing, restore dignity to the deceased and fight stigma against their… Read More

Bill for compulsory state-wide CIT in Maine

Where crisis training is absent, encounters between law enforcement and people in mental crises often turn deadly. A bill in Maine, which Ohio should have, is designed to prevent that eventuality. This article originally appeared in centralmaine.com .… Read More

Nami’s 2015 Speaker Series

For a fifth consecutive year, NAMI Athens and the Friends of the Athens Public Library are teaming up to bring the Athens community some really super speakers. This year we are co-sponsoring five events. Time: … Read More

November’s CIT training for police was a great success

From November 17th through the 21st NAMI was once again involved in Crisis Intervention training for regional police. With thirty trained this fall, the SE Ohio CIT committee has now trained a total of 310.… Read More

Minipark for Weddings

   The Dairy Barn Entrance to the Ridges Nature Walk. From Brush, Vines and Litter to Minipark for Weddings. For almost fifteen years, the Ridges Cemeteries Committee and NAMI have worked to beautify and demystify… Read More