We are very pleased to announce that the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Finger Lakes (NAMI Finger Lakes) has hired Beth McGee as Executive Director. Beth has an impressive background, including as an elected official in the Town of Enfield and as a local business owner. She has lived experience with mental illness in her family and extensive volunteer involvement as a NAMI…continue
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8/16/2019 Yesterday, President Trump revisited his statements about reopening mental “institutions” and perpetuated false stereotypes. Two weeks ago, the president also called people with mental illness “monsters.” In response, National Alliance on Mental Illness Acting CEO Angela Kimball released the following statement: “The president should be talking about better care and earlier access to intensive treatment, not revisiting the shameful…continue
NAMI Finger Lakes announces its 2020 Winter -Spring NAMI Family to Family Education course starting January 25th. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to…continue
Center for Practice Innovations at Columbia Psychiatry is a valuable resource to learn about treatment options and other concerns regarding Mental Health. https://practiceinnovations.org Mission In a rapidly changing healthcare environment, CPI delivers a wide array of training to increase the competencies of the NYS behavioral health workforce and implementation supports to ensure the successful application of that training within agencies…continue
Serving Tompkins County, individuals and families who are experiencing urgent concerns related to behavioral health issues, the Mobile Crisis Team provides brief crisis intervention, support, and stabilization to try and manage the crisis in the community. May also offer hospital and jail diversion linkage as able depending on the assessed needs. For more information about how to utilize the Mobile Crisis Team with your loved one,…continue