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NAMI Omaha is a non-profit organization composed of consumers, family members, professionals, and friends who have come together to share and take comfort in the commonality of their experiences and to educate members of their communities about serious brain disorders. Along with education and support, NAMI Omaha actively advocates at the local, state and national levels to improve the services, and the lives of those affected by mental illness, and their families.

NAMI Omaha has been supporting, educating and advocating for consumers, family members and professionals in Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties since 1986.

**PLEASE NOTE, WE HAVE CHANGED THE LOCATION OF OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2017. PLEASE JOIN US AT:

First United Methodist Church, Room 112
7020 Cass Street (69th and Cass), Omaha
(Park in the lot on the East side of the church just off 69th Street
Enter thru Doors 4 or 6 on East side and follow signs to Room 112.)


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  Upcoming NAMI Omaha Events:

Thursday, December 7: Monthly Affiliate Meeting
Free and open to the Public. Please join us for our annual Christmas party potluck.

 

  Upcoming Community Events:

Thursday, November 30: Stigma: Effects of Media Portrayal of Mental Health
Community Science Table's November event begins at 5:30 and takes place in the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, Room 231.
This month, we will discuss how stigmatized disorders, such as mental illness, are portrayed by media. Dr. Roma Subramanian - whose research includes the construction and effects of health news and campaigns, particularly with regard to stigmatized disorders - will present on how news stories on mental illness challenge or perpetuate stigma, and how visual narratives might help decrease stigma.