Welcome New and Returning Team Captains!
Please contact Charles Elmer (Chuck) at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or
pertinent information needed to support your efforts.
Current Events and links:
We look forward to seeing you at the kickoff on March 24th!!!
May 19, 2018
Centennial Center Park
13050 E. Peakview Ave.
Centennial, CO 80112
NAMI Colorado is participating in the 2018 Recognition Program.
Please click on the link below for frequently asked questions
and details about our upcoming Walks event on May 19th!
Legal Help is Here!
NAMI Colorado Law Line Offers Free Limited Legal Advice
NAMI Colorado’s Law Line provides free limited legal information
and advice to persons seeking help with issues related to mental
health law and issues directly affecting persons who have a mental
illness, and their families and loved ones.
The person contacting NAMI Colorado to access the Law Line must
be a person living with mental illness, a family member, a loved one,
or a friend of a person living with a mental illness. Our volunteer
lawyers work pro-bono in the capacity as legal advice lawyers only.
(Absolute confidentiality will be maintained throughout the process.)
The Law Line consists of volunteer licensed Colorado attorneys who are
knowledgeable in the following targeted areas of mental health law:
• Involuntary Civil Commitment Law
• Criminal Cases involving persons living with mental illness
• Trust and Estate Law and Special Needs Planning
• Guardianships, Conservatorships, Medicaid
• Immigration Law
• Family Law
• Special Education Law
• Employment Law
For more information or to be referred to an attorney,
please call NAMI Colorado at (303) 321-3104.
(NAMI Colorado is affiliated with the National Alliance
of Mental Illness (NAMI) national organization.
Additional information can be found at www.nami.org.)
NAMI Colorado Helpline
The NAMI Colorado HelpLine is a free service that provides information and support to people living with a mental health condition, family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. A well-trained and knowledgeable team of volunteers and Helpline staff will respond to your call or message with information on our programs or other resources in the community. Many of NAMI Colorado's staff members and volunteers live with a mental health condition or provide care and support to a family member or friend living with a mental health condition.
(Note*) We are unable to provide the following: counseling/therapy; referrals to psychiatrists, psychologists or other mental health professionals; specific recommendations for treatment; individual casework; legal representations or other individual advocacy.
In the event of a crisis call, we will transfer callers in crisis or suicidal situations to Colorado Crisis Services. You can contact the Helpline by EMAIL or phone 303-321-3104.
Join us for the 2018 NAMI National Convention in New Orleans!
The NAMI National Convention is one of the largest annual gatherings of mental health advocates in the nation. The 2018 NAMI National Convention will convene at the Sheraton New Orleans on Canal St. in the heart of New Orleans!
This year's theme "Live. Learn. Share hope." describes the NAMI experience. Our collective voice spreads hope that recovery is possible and families can be whole again. The NAMI National Convention connects people affected by mental illness who are looking for resources, research and support. Attendees include individuals with mental illness, family members, caregivers, advocates, policymakers, educators, researchers, clinicians and press.
5 Great Reasons To Attend:
1. Learn from experts who share exciting research, tools and treatment options
2. Hear powerful stories and make connections with people you can relate to
3. Deepen your recovery toolbox with advanced support and coping methods
4. Earn continuing education credits as a licensed counselor, social worker or registered nurse
5. Develop NAMI leadership skills that can take the NAMI movement to the next level
Early Bird registration starts Dec.1. We hope you will join us in beautiful New Orleans!
ABOUT NAMI COLORADO
"Our mission is to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting, and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families."
NAMI Colorado is dedicated to building better
lives for the One Million plus Coloradans and their families who are affected by any number of mental illnesses including but not limited to: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and anxiety in all forms.
For resources and help, please contact our Helpline from 9:30-4 M-F, at 303-321-3104.
FREE EDUCATIONAL CLASSES SUPPORT POLITICAL ADVOCACY