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September 11, 2017

The Missouri chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Missouri), a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization, is seeking several part-time WARMline phone responders. WARMline is a peer-operated and directed consumer support service, based in Jefferson City. This paid position is grant funded and responders must be consumers of mental health services. Responders will receive training and data entry instruction prior to assisting callers. Primary duties include answering calls from individuals with mental illness to assist in providing friendly, non-judgmental Read More

    September 10, 2017 is World Suicide Prevention Day and NAMI Missouri is asking everyone to Take 5 to Save Lives! Take 5 to Save Lives is a public awareness campaign started by the National Council for Suicide Prevention in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. The campaign provides prevention-focused tools to help keep yourself and others safe from suicide. What does it mean to Take 5 to Save Lives? Head to www.take5tosavelives.org to learn 5 steps you can Read More

    The Missouri chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Missouri), a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization, is seeking a Director of Operations. The Director of Operations serves as a member of the NAMI Missouri management team and will work in collaboration with the Executive Director to manage day-to-day operations and finances. This includes maintaining accurate financial records, human resource management and office support.

    Responsibilities include managing accounts payable, accounts receivable and bookkeeping; serving as the primary contact for routine and Read More

    Mental illness advocacy group working to expand service to Missourians with mental illness and related conditions

     

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Aug. 15, 2017) The Missouri chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has named Gena Terlizzi incoming executive director, effective immediately. NAMI Missouri Board President Les Joslyn announced the decision after an extensive search from a large pool of qualified candidates.

    “In selecting Gena as the next NAMI Missouri Executive Director, we want individuals with mental illness and their loved ones Read More

     

    The Senate just took the first step toward a vote this week on a health reform bill. To date, all the Senate health reform proposals hurt people with mental illness.

    You didn’t elect your Senators to dismantle mental health coverage for millions of Americans.

    No one with a mental health condition should ever be in danger of losing their mental health coverage.

    No one with a mental health condition should be forced to wait for basic care or not be Read More

    Steven Wilson is a Missouri artist who works in visual and written form. His work has been seen in over 20 exhibitions. He is on the NAMI Jefferson City Board of Directors and is a member of the Missouri Writers’ Guild.  His article, An Ode to Schizophrenia, was published in the Fall 2016 issue of the NAMI Advocate.

    Learn more about Wilson and view his online art gallery at: www.StevenWilsonArt.weebly.com

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