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October 4, 2018

THE HONOR OF YOUR PRESENCE IS REQUESTED

OCTOBER 27, 2018

NAMI ORANGE COUNTY, NC ANNUAL MEETING AT 5:30 PM

PATHWAYS TO WELLNESS CELEBRATION AND DINNER AT 6:00 PM

FEATURING

DALAI LAMA FOUNDATION UNSUNG HERO OF COMPASSION AWARD WINNER:

SUE ETHERIDGE, MA

Ms. Etheridge has provided art therapy assessment and treatment services to incarcerated psychiatric patients for over twenty five years working at the Federal Medical Center in Butner and currently at Central Prison in Raleigh. She believes that creativity and beauty are basic human needs.

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    Please join NAMI Orange County in supporting Club Nova’s building fundraising campaign. Their goal is to raise $5 million to replace the crumbling mill-house that has been their home for thirty years, with a new building to meet their expanding needs. Club Nova’s positive impact in our community cannot be overstated. Club Nova demonstrates every day that with the support of community, meaningful recovery is possible for anyone who lives with a serious and persistent mental illness.

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    On May 15th the following proclamation was adopted by the Carrboro Village Council and presented to NAMI Orange County by Mayor Lydia Lavelle.
    Barbara Maier accepted the proclamation at the meeting:

    “On behalf of NAMI Orange County, President Joanna Bowen and our members, thank you for this important proclamation. Joanna is on a well-earned, badly needed vacation. Non-profit presidents work hard, harder than many for-profit presidents!

    “Mental illnesses are no-fault illnesses. Chemical, genetic, caused by diverse array of yet to be understood factors, Read More

    Via Durham Herald-Sun: School psychologists can play a huge role in the well-being of struggling children. In NC, there are only 740 school psychologists–that’s 1 for every 2,162 students. 12 districts don’t employ a full-time psychologist at all.

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