IN THE NEWS: NAMI Southern Oregon

Welcome to NAMI Southern Oregon.png February 28, 2019

    On January 1st, 2021, NAMI SO’s Peer Support Connection will move from meeting weekly on Thursday evenings to Mondays evenings. Meetings will still be from 5:30PM-7PM, and will continue to be held over Zoom for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Additionally, starting December 1st, NAMI SO will be offering a new support group! The Women’s Connection Recovery Support group is for women who are experiencing domestic violence situations.  This group is specifically for women to feel that they Read More

    We are six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s important to keep ourselves safe, especially as we head into cold and flu season. That’s why NAMI Southern Oregon is sharing resources through NAMI Oregon on how to keep yourself and your family prepared and healthy.

    NAMI Oregon is providing up-to-date information on their website in both English and Spanish from the:

    Oregon Health Authority Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization etc.

    www.namior.org/covid-19/

    We care and hope you thrive during this difficult time.

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    If you couldn’t attend NAMICon 2020 or you just want to look back on your experience, please visit: https://www.namiconvirtual.org/  and use password: nami2020. Read More

    NAMI-SO and NAMI Oregon are conducting various peer-led adult support groups using the video conferencing platform Zoom.

    Groups are accessible from both mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and from desktop and laptop computers. Joining with audio-only is also possible from any phone.

    To register for a meeting, please call or email the contacts provided for registration instructions.

    NAMI-SO online support groups:

    The following NAMI-SO support groups are available on zoom. :

    Family Support Group – 1st through 4th Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm Read More

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon (NAMI SO) announced today  they will officially oppose Jackson County’s proposal to create a new Jail Tax District, scheduled to appear on May’s ballot.

    NAMI SO lists their mission to advocate for people with mental illness as the primary reason for the opposition. “We are focused on the decriminalization of mental illness,” states Meesha Blair of the NAMI SO Steering and Advocacy Committees, “The new jail is being promoted as a way to Read More

    NAMI Southern Oregon Co-hosted a presentation from Eugene and Medford Around Jail, Diversion and Mental Health on December 17, 2019.

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon (NAMI SO) joined Rogue Action Center (RAC) in co-hosting a presentation by Cheryl Stone, Court Administrator of the Eugene Community Court and Medford PD’s Chief Clauson who spoke about our local efforts on diversion, including the new Livability Team.

    The Eugene Community Court aims to improve public safety and reduce misdemeanor activity in the Read More

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