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June 2, 2017

 

A quote by Audrey Hepburn perfectly sums up our mission,“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” 

Our goal is to bring the community together to end the stigma surrounding mental illness by offering a nurturing space to make lasting connections and learn gardening skills.

This garden is open to individuals living with mental illness/addiction, their loved ones and everyone in the community.

Visit us at Morning Star Friends Church – 12550 Ravenna Rd, Chardon OH

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    FREE for family members, partners and friends of individuals with mental health conditions. 

    Family Support meetings will be held Every Monday at 7pm at our Chardon location: 107 South Street, #5.

    Did you ever feel like you were teetering as you try to hold balance in life?

    When you have a loved one with mental illness it seems that you are holding the weight of the world.  YOU ARE NOT ALONE.  There are others that are Read More

    Have you ever wondered how you can…?

    Support a great cause Share your talents and energy with a group of caring individuals Help end the stigma of mental illness Learn more about Mental Health and how to help others

    Look no further, NAMI Geauga County is looking for YOU:

    Special Events Crew                                            Grant Writer

    In-School Presenters                                           Internships

    Office / Clerical Aide                                           Community Outreach

    Marketing and Advertising Team               Read More

    We’ve sent 20,000 messages to Congress to urge them to reform mental health care.

    We need to send 20,000 more.

    Congress needs to see perfectly clearly how important mental health care is to our country. Congress doesn’t need glasses to see 20/20—it needs your advocacy.

    Contact Chairman Fred Upton and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, two House Committee leaders who will help decide the future of health care reform, and urge them to move comprehensive mental health reform (HR 2646) forward.

    With your help, the Read More

    Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture of the reality of mental illness is to share with them the stories of those whom have had personal experiences with mental illness.

    Why is it Read More

    What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists on Tuesday predicted that the world could see the same kind of progress in understanding schizophrenia and bipolar disorder that’s been seen in the last decade in the fight against cancer.

    That, in turn, could lead to better treatments, earlier diagnosis and more opportunities to head off the emergence of full-blown psychological illness in those at greatest risk.

    Such Read More

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