May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it sure seems like a perfect opportunity to recognize and learn about the importance of Mental Health. This month, we recognize the 1 in 5 who experience mental illness and the 5 in 5 who are affected by it. This year, the NAMI message…

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NAMI FL Family Forum April 28 at 6:30 PM

Family Forum Tuesday, April 28 at  6:30 PM Via Zoom Meeting Platform Join us as we welcome Chris Larkin as our guest at the next Family Forum. He will talk about a mindfulness class he is teaching as part of the day program at the Greater Binghamton Health Center. Chris was a…

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NAMI Finger Lakes Support Group

During this uncertain time, finding support is very important. At NAMI Finger Lakes, our goal is to continue serving our community to the best of our ability. During the Coronavirus response, we’re transitioning Support Group to a virtual platform in order to continue providing the support you’ve come to expect.…

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Why I Don’t Say My Son ‘Committed’ Suicide

By Desiree Woodland/NAMI The news spread quickly. Two youths from the local high school had died over the weekend. “They committed suicide” were the words I heard to explain the tragic loss of two young people, who had their entire lives ahead of them. Click here for the whole article. …

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