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NAMI Omaha is a non-profit organization composed of consumers, family members, professionals, and friends who have come together to share and take comfort in the commonality of their experiences and to educate members of their communities about serious brain disorders. Along with education and support, NAMI Omaha actively advocates at the local, state and national levels to improve the services, and the lives of those affected by mental illness, and their families.

NAMI Omaha has been supporting, educating and advocating for consumers, family members and professionals in Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties since 1986.

*IMPORTANT NOTICE: AFTER JANUARY, WE WILL NO LONGER BE HOLDING OUR MONTHLY AFFILIATE AND BOARD MEETINGS AT THE CHI HEALTH SERVICE CENTER. A FINAL SELECTION FOR THE NEW LOCATION HAS NOT YET BEEN MADE, BUT THAT SHOULD BE DONE SHORTLY. WE WILL UPDATE THIS WEB SITE AS SOON AS WE HAVE MADE A DECISION.

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 Upcoming Events:

 

January Affiliate Meeting.
This is free and open to the Public. Please join us!

Topic: Dr. Stephanie Ebner will discuss
Genetic Testing to Personalize Psychiatric Medications

WhenThursday January 5, 2016 at 6-8 PM. Free light dinner offered.

Where: CHI Health Service Center, 7261 Mercy Rd., Omaha NE (*see notice above)

Dr. Ebner, will be exploring genetic tests which are dedicated to helping healthcare providers utilize genetic information from their patients to personalize the medication selection process. These tests help providers determine the right medication for individual patients suffering from neuropsychiatric conditions including depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, acute and chronic pain, ADHD and other behavioral health conditions.  Come to find out more about how these tests could help you or someone you know find the classes of medications that work more effectively for each person!.

Reminder: When inclement weather forces local public schools to close in the city or town that a NAMI meeting is held, NAMI Omaha meetings will also be cancelled.