National Alliance on Mental Illness Berkshire County

Calendar

Sep
7
Thu
Healing After Suicide Loss @ Berkshire Children & Families, Family Resource Center
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
12
Tue
Family-to-Family Education Program @ Berkshire Community College
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a FREE educational course for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with mental illness. Watch the video below to learn more. Click here to view and complete the application.

  • 12 sessions, approximately 2.5 hours long
  • Designed for the loved ones of someone living with a mental illness (ages 18 and up)
  • Taught by trained family members of individuals living with mental illness
  • Relays the most important and crucial information for caregiving
  • Incorporates presentations, discussions and exercises
Sep
14
Thu
Family Support Group @ Berkshire Medical Center (Held in the private dining rooms.)
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our family support group is a free structured group for family SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAmembers of someone living with mental illness facilitated by a trained family member, in which people learn from one another’s experiences, share coping strategies, and offer mutual encouragement and understanding.
Facilitators: Ed and Marsha Burniske

Sep
27
Wed
NAMI Berkshire County Annual Meeting @ Austen Riggs Center
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our accomplishments, as well as recognize outstanding volunteers and community partners!

Oct
1
Sun
Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct 1 – Oct 6 all-day

Visit https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-Events/Mental-Illness-Awareness-Week for more information.