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We have changed!  NAMI Stamford/Greenwich IS now NAMI Southwest CT! Our new identity reflects the fact that we serve Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Westport, Weston and Wilton. We are an active affiliate with members from communities in Fairfield County and are affiliated with the State and National NAMI organizations. Our website contains the latest information on our meetings, support groups, and other activities. We hope you find the information on this site helpful. Check the menu bar at the left for all details of our programs and events!

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Stay informed on NAMI Southwest CT events, meetings and other information, receive our e-news on the 1st and 15th of the month. Click here to fill out information to be on our email list. 

NAMI SOUTHWEST CT'S UPCOMING SPEAKER EVENTS - SPRING 2015

Parenting the Mood-Disordered Child - Thursday, March 12, 7:30 PM, Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT. The presenters, psychiatrist Dr. Gianni Faedda & psychologist Dr. Nancy Austin have spent more than 20 years each working with chidren and parents of mood-disordered children. They have collaborated on a book, Parenting a Bipolar Child: What To Do and Why This event is free and open to the public.

ECT: Myths and Facts  - Thursday, April 9, 7:30 PM, Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT. Speaker: Dr. Charles Kellner, Dept. Director of the ECT Service at Mt. Sinai Hospital. 

Self-Harming Behavior  - Thursday, May 14, 7:30 PM, Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT.  Speaker: Psychiatrist Dr. Blaise Aguirre from McClean Hospital. 

Transition Planning  Thursday, June 11, 7:30 PM, Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford.  CT Parent Advocacy Center speaker. 

NATIONAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE FOR BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER - Winter 2015 Call-In Series

Sunday Call-In Series 2015 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. beginning on February 15th through April 19th. For complete details, topics, speakers and to register click on the following link:

http://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com/news/nea-bpd-free-winter-series-call-in-start-date-feb-15th-with-drs-charlie-swenson-and-kelly-koerner-registration-at-neabpdcallsaol-com/

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NAMI BASICS SET FOR SPRING 2015

NAMI Basics is a free six-session course that provides the fundamentals of caring for you, your family and your child with mental illness. See the dates below for the spring class.

Nami Southwest CT---Spring Basics Class (Greenwich)

Where: Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road ---Mazza Room (Ground Floor), Greenwich , CT 06830

When:  MONDAYS-April 6, 13, 20, 27 and May 4, 11

Time:  6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration required!  Contact:  Dawn-203.249.5935 or Lorraine -203.858.1477

 CRISIS PREVENTION AND PLANNING

It is important to be prepared in case of a psychiatric crisis. Click on the "Crisis Prevention and Planning" link below for helpful details.

Remember NAMI's most important Principle of Support: We will never give up hope!


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Crisis Prevention and Planning (Word Document)

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