2014 NAMIWalk

​September 27. 2014
Green Isle Park
Registration: 9:00am
Walk Start: 10:00am

Register as an individual or as a team captain at:
www.namiwalks.org/browncounty  









Please help make our
 2014 NAMIWalks a great success!
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Family to Family Education Program

The Family-to-Family Education Program is a
12-week course, offered at no cost, for families of individuals with severe mental illness designed to foster learning, healing, and empowerment within those families. Trained family members teach the course.

Classes start: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
6:30pm to 9:00pm
932 Cherry St, Green Bay

Registration is necessary:
Contact: Dona Brasch at president@namibrowncounty.org or dbrasch@new.rr.com or 920-430-7460.
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Peer to Peer Education Program

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Program is a unique, experiential learning program for people with any serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. The program consists of ten two-hour units and is taught by a team of two trained "Mentors" and a volunteer support person who are personally experienced at living well with mental illness. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants.

NAMI Brown County will offer its NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Program for the fall season, beginning Monday October 6, 2013. It will be held from 1:30- 3:30 at 932 Cherry St., Green Bay, WI.

Contact us to register for this NAMI
Peer-to-Peer class!

Kris Ball
kball8357@att.net 
(920) 362-6003
NAMI Brown County
932 Cherry St.
Green Bay, WI 
Or 920-430-7460
info@namibrowncounty.org
Contact Information

NAMI Brown County Resource Center
932 Cherry St.
Green Bay, WI 54301-4824

Phone: 920-430-7460
Email: info@namibrowncounty.org


NAMI Brown County is a 501-C-3 non-profit corporation. We are an affiliate of NAMI Wisconsin and NAMI National.
In February, 2014 several members of the NAMI community stood beside Governor Walker as he signed seven important mental health bills into law. Before the signing, the Governor visited NAMI Brown County to tour the house, learn about NAMI programs and chat with us about mental health. In particular, we discussed the need to devote more attention and resources toward fighting the stigma of mental illness. Governor Walker mentioned that when people live with other chronic illnesses (using his wife, Tonette, who lives with diabetes as an example), they receive support and comfort, not shame or embarrassment. Our response should be no different when someone experiences mental illness.  

The Governor also emphasized that although this legislation is a significant step in a very promising direction, it should not be a "one-time photo op," but rather a continual investment in mental health services and stigma reduction. We were encouraged to hear an interest in maintaining the current momentum and honored to be part of this historic moment for Wisconsinites affected by mental illness! 
For details on the bills that were signed, please visit:  http://walker.wi.gov/newsroom/press-release/governor-scott-walker-signs-mental-health-legislation-improve-enhance