NAMI Portage-Wood Counties News

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February Board Meeting being held via Zoom.

With the predicted winter storm entering our area on Monday, the NAMI Portage- Wood Counties Board Meeting will be held via Zoom on 2/27/23. 

If you would like to join this meeting via
Zoom, please contact John Hartman at
[email protected] or 715-326-0527
to receive the link.


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  Mental Health Wellness Speakers
  Now 3rd Monday of the Month!!

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties along with the Portage County Suicide Prevention offers a FREE, monthly educational speaker from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Midstate Independent Living Consultants (MILC) 3262 Church Street, located in the Save A Lot strip mall Stevens Point on the 3rd Monday of the month starting February 2023.

 2023 Monthly Speaker Calendar
Feb. 20th       Dr. Pam Beyer
Parenting Kids with Mental Health

Michelle Nelson Anxiety & Somatic                 Symptoms
April 17th    Wendy Seegers
  Sound Healing

May 15th   Jesse Portilla & Michell
  Losey           Coping Skills

June 19th      Dr. Umesh Vyas

July 17th  
   Madison Matijevich     Disability, Mental   Health & LGBTQIA+ Identity   

Aug 21st     Gretchen Hintz
   Children's Mental Health

Sept. 18th    Dr. Christiansen

Oct. 16th     Wade Rasmussen
Managing Difficult Family Holiday

Nov. 20th     Dr. Ron Matthew 

December 18th

This monthly event is open to the public. If you need transportation please contact NAMI Portage-Wood Counties at 715-544-9653 or Kathy Hartman at 715-254-5452.

February Board Meeting Being Held via ZOOM (see info at top of previous column)

 Board Meeting Changes in 2023
NAMI Portage-Wood Counties Board Meetings
The NAMI Portage-Wood Counties' monthly board meetings will now be held the fourth Monday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at St. Paul Lutheran School, 1919 Wyatt Avenue in Stevens Point, please use Door 3 off the parking lot and watch for signs. We are so grateful to St. Paul Lutheran for allowing us the space. These meetings are opened to the public and we welcome anyone. Learn more about NAMI, our affiliate in Portage-Wood Counties, exciting events, classes an support groups we offer. Get Involved! Mark Your Calendars! Hope to see you in 2023 at a board meeting.

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