NAMI Portage-Wood Counties News

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NAMI Portage-Wood Counties Board Meetings

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties' monthly board meeting are held the third Monday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. These meetings are being held virtually and are open to the public. Contact John Hartman at [email protected] for the Zoom link to attend our meeting and learn more about your local NAMI. Mark Your Calendars! Hope to see you soon.

The Marshfield Peer Support is on hold at this time. Contact Rita (715) 897-5215 or Dixie (715)-897-1108 for further information. We will keep you updated here and on our Facebook page.
Feel free to join the zoom Peer Support Group held the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. by contacting Kay   [email protected] or
NAMI Portage-Wood Counties cares about you and supports you. Call 715-544-9653 to talk with one of our board members.

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Monday Mental Health Wellness Speakers are Back for 2021!  

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties along with the Portage County Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Coalition offer a FREE,  educational speaker on the fourth Monday of the month. Join us from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Oak Room at 2501 Main Street, Stevens Point. (Enter doors, down the walkway from the parking lot)

                  2021 Schedule

 April 26th Speaker is Cancelled
 May 24th  Lisa Grasshoff -  Resiliency
 June 28th  Dr. David Derus 
July 26th Randall Ambrosius - Anxiety  
August 23rd Julie Hintzman-Memories
September 27th  Janine Zuiches -                                           Power of Gratitude
October 25th  Gretchen Hintz -
          Children's Mental Health
 November 22nd  Ron Matthews -                              Trauma & Mental Health

This monthly event is open to the 
public. If transportation is an issue please contact NAMI Portage-Wood Counties at 715-544-9653 or Linda Froehlich 715-572-7135 for assistance.

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May is Mental Health Month

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties has numerous events planned to support Mental Health Month. Watch for green ribbons throughout the counties showing our support. Check out our window display and resource table at the Portage County Public Library. Join us on Saturday, May 15th from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Idea Center in Stevens Point, for a Make/Take rock painting event. (Please use the doors off the parking lot on Water Street). Masks are required and social distancing will be in place. For questions contact Carrie at (715) 323-4437. Remember to paint a coloring page included in the latest newsletter and display in your windows to show your support of mental illness and let those suffering know they "Are Not Alone". Let's all help break the stigma of this disease.

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