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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:

 

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

Speaker: Dr. Joyce Sasse, APRN-NP/CNS, CARN

Topic:      Living with and Loving a Person with Borderline Personality Disorder:
                            Empathy with Firm Limits

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

Where:    *At our new location (See Above)

Borderline Personality Disorder is not a choice, but it can be a lifestyle if a person does not have access to treatment, is misunderstood, or chooses not to access treatment.

This presentation will help the lay person understand the often heartbreaking world of the person suffering from BPD. It will also help with understanding what treatments are available to help the person suffering with this disorder so that they can live a better and happier life. In addition the presentation will offer ways that families/friends/partners of persons with BPD can learn who function better and interaction more successfully with their members who suffer with BPD.

Dr. Sasse is a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. and Clinical Nurse Specialist with thirty-five years of nursing experience—the last fourteen years of which has been as a Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist. Dr. Sasse works primarily with adults with Depression, Bipolar Disorders. Adult Attention Deficit Disorder, and Women‘s issues.

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: