Author Archives: AdrienneBrady

Crisis intervention training fills vital role

Article by Barbara Smith – Published: Wednesday, September 14, Blue Ridge Now:   On Aug. 6, the Times-News carried an Associated Press article about a mentally ill homeless man who died from head and neck injuries after a violent confrontation with police officers. There was also mention of a special training program offered by law enforcement across […]

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October 2011 Newsletter

  Please Join Us for a Special Event During Mental Illness Awareness Week We are honored to have Pete Earley, author of Crazy:  A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, as our keynote speaker. We plan to use this opportunity to bring together a cross section of law enforcement officers, judicial representatives, mental health providers, […]

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September 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to NAMI Four Seasons September News.  REMINDER:  The NAMI Family-to-Family course begins September 12th – a few more places have opened up – call today to register! [column width=”33%” padding=”6%”] AT A GLANCE (select links to go directly to info) Monthly Education Program SAVE THE DATE – Upcoming Events CIT Training New Brochure! Cooper Riis […]

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August Education Program

Saturday, August 20th This month we will be showing a DVD about the ”real” John Nash, who was portrayed in the movie “A Beautiful Mind” by Russell Crowe. This is an hour long documentary called “A Brilliant Madness”. Often referred to as one of the most remarkable mathematicians in history, John Nash suffered a devastating breakdown at […]

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August 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to our first online monthly news at our new (and still under construction) website.  The goal for offering the news live is to allow you more accessibility and convenience.  You can easily share with others by selecting the “+ Share” button at the end of the post – you can print, email or share […]

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Minds on the Edge

The television program MINDS ON THE EDGE: Facing Mental Illness effectively illuminates challenging ethical issues as well assystemic flaws in program and policy design, service coordination, and resource allocation. These problems are contributing to a mental health system that is widely acknowledged to be broken. MINDS ON THE EDGE also provides a glimpse of innovative solutions that are currently […]

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July Education Meeting

Disability Rights Attorney Cynthia Schirmer, a Hendersonville attorney, will talk to us about applying for disability. She will explain the whys and the wherefores and exactly why we need an attorney. The general education meeting is held the 3rd Saturday of each month @ 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Pardee Education Center at Blue Ridge […]

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NAMIWalks 2011 Report

                NAMI Four Seasons and 6th Avenue Clubhouse combined forces for  NAMI Walks ! Our team successfully raised a total of  $2,240.00! Kudos to all those who donated and particularly to those who walked. We joined more than 140 walkers from WNC on Aril 30th and enjoyed a beautiful […]

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