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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.

PLEASE NOTE, WE HAVE CHANGED THE LOCATION OF OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2017. PLEASE JOIN US AT:

First United Methodist Church, Room 112
7020 Cass Street (69th and Cass), Omaha
(Park in the lot on the East side of the church just off 69th Street
Enter thru Doors 4 or 6 on East side and follow signs to Room 112.)

 

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 Upcoming Events:

 

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

Topic:    Services for Veterans and Their Families

When:   Thursday March 2, 2017 at 6-8 PM. Free light dinner offered.

Where: *At our new location (See Above)

Robert Blanchard, Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court Coordinator and Scott Carlson, Statewide Coordinator for Problem-Solving Courts will be presenting information about the Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court.  

This court which has recently been established to honor the service of veterans involved in the justice system by providing a rehabilitative program that combines intensive judicial supervision and treatment services which address veteran's service-related experiences. This also enhances public safety by returning law-abiding and productive citizens to the community. News stories about this can be found here and here.

Also, the NAMI Homefront program will be discussed by Lyle Burkle, APRN, Director of the Veterans' Administration Recovery Center in Omaha, and Joel Schneider, Peer Specialist and support group facilitator. Click here for more information about Homefront. and here for the flyer on the latest class.

Feel free to bring others!
 

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.

Tentative Schedule of Future Events: