National Alliance on Mental Illness
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UPCOMING PROGRAMSINFORMATIONAL PROGRAMS - Informational programs sponsored by NAMI-FVCT are held throughout the year and are open to the public free of charge. Often experts are invited to these meetings to speak on such topics as mental health services, legal rights of the mentally disabled, financial support, etc. Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at the Valley Community Baptist Church, 590 W. Avon Rd., Avon, CT - 2nd Floor Lecture Hall. For more information, contact Janet at 860-620-7177 or Marilyn at 860-693-8482. The Teen Brain: Under Construction
Learn about the changes and development of the teen brain; how stress,
drugs and alcohol affect the brain; and the significance for the development
of emotional and substance abuse disorders.
Keynote Speaker: Hilary P. Blumberg, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Diagnostic
Radiology; Director, Mood Disorders Research Program
Yale School of Medicine
Community Center Thursday May 15, 2014 at 6:30 pm
40 Dyer Ave
Canton, CT 06019 Meet the Author Charles Barber is a Visiting Writer at Wesleyan, Director of The Connection Institute for Innovative Practice, and Lecturer in Psychiatry at Yale. Author of Comfortably Numb, June 12, 2014 6:30 PM, Avon Library, in the community room
BOOK CLUB MEETINGS - Book discussions are held on a monthly basis, typically on the 4th Monday evening of each month, alternating between the Avon, Simsbury and Bloomfield (Prosser) libraries. Contact the appropriate library to reserve a book. For additional information, contact the library or Janet at 860-620-7177.
The Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon CT (860) 673-9712 The Simsbury Library, 725 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070 (860)658-7663Prosser Public Library, 1 Tunxis Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002 (860) 243-97212014 Book Discussion Schedule
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2012 Fall Conference (PDF File)
NAMIFV 2012 conference (PDF File)