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State Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Jr., Keynote Speaker at NAMI Connecticut State Conference

(Hartford, Connecticut)  September 14, 2016. The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Connecticut (NAMI Connecticut), the state chapter of NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, is pleased to announce that State Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Jr. will be the Keynote Speaker at its upcoming State Conference, to be held Friday, October 14, 2016, at the Army Reserve Center in Middletown, CT.   Read More...

 

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CT Viewpoints - Op-Ed by Kate Mattias

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connecticut and advocates across the country are bringing awareness to mental health. Each year we fight stigma and discrimination, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Connecticut has been seen as a leader in mental health services and initiatives for many years and has been acknowledged as such. Therefore, it is sadly ironic that we are now standing on the precipice of setting ourselves back years from what we have worked so hard to build, by deeply and devastatingly cutting mental health and other human services.  Read More... 

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Kate Mattias Podcast

NAMI Connecticut Executive Director Kate Mattias, and Mental Health Advocate Stephen Cuddy to appear on the 'For the People' radio show. Public Service Director and veteran Connecticut journalist John Voket produces the award-winning 'For the People,' bringing listeners a broad variety of stories and interviews that have a direct impact on them, their families and their communities. Information on the podcast of the interview with Kate Mattias: This program originally aired Sunday, 11/9, at 6 am on STAR 99.9 FM, 95.9 FM -The FOX, & 102.9 FM -DRC; and at 7 am on 99.1 FM -PLR & on The Talk of CT - WDRC, WSNG, WWCO & WMMW. The NAMI Connecticut segment appears 18 minutes into the show.  After the air date, the show will also be available as a podcast; refer to the FACEBOOK sites of PLR, STAR, DRC & THE FOX radio stations

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30th Anniversary Appeal Video

NAMI Connecticut begins it's 30th Anniversary 2014 Annual Appeal  with this video entry to #Storymakers2014, Music by Fay Wolf. Please share this video to spread the word of the FREE support, education & advocacy work that we provide year round for consumers, families and professionals.  You never know who needs help or hope today--you can make a difference!  NAMI Connecticut is fully funded by local fundraising and grant support!  No donation is too small.  Thank you for 30 great years! 

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