NAMI Portage-Wood Counties News

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NAMI Portage-Wood Counties offers New Peer Support Group in Marshfield starting August 24th. 
     Go to Support Group page for details.
                                                                                                       

           PEER to PEER CLASS
                    Starts August 30th!!

  Do you live with a mental illness and want a safe place to learn more about your condition, coping skills, and supportive people who know first hand what you are experiencing?

The NAMI Peer to Peer Class is taught by two certified individuals who also live with mental illness. The class will be held at Midstate Technical College in Stevens Point from 6 to 8 p.m. starting Tuesday, August 30th and runs for 8 weeks. Any adult with a mental illness is welcome to attend and a formal diagnosis is not required. NAMI Portage-Wood Counties is offering this class FREE with all materials provided.  
  Class is limited to 15 attendees so please call 
Linda 715-572-7135 or Joe 715-323-1592 to register. Deadline to register is Friday August 26th.                                  

    



      

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Mental Health Wellness Speakers

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties along with Portage County Suicide Prevention offers a FREE, educational speaker on the fourth Monday of the month. Join us from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 
         2022 Monthly Speaker Calendar 
   (Location for August is Aspirus Hospital 900 Illinois Ave. in Stevens Point. 2nd Floor, Conference Room 7)
  August 22nd Joseph Rickert - Healthy Boundaries & Learning Your Limits
 (A new permanent site for our monthly speakers starting in September will be posted here. )

  September 26th Wendy Seegers -  Power of Gratitude
  October 24th Bonnie Bauman - Grieving The Life I'd Be Living (This Isn't What I Signed Up For)
  November 28th Ron Matthew - Compassion
  December 19th-NAMI Portage-Wood Counties 
     Christmas Party


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.

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NAMI Portage-Wood Counties Board Meetings.

NAMI Portage-Wood Counties' monthly board meetings are held the third Monday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 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 who would like to learn more about NAMI and our affiliate.
Mark Your Calendars! Hope to see you soon. 

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