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Sign up for Connection Support Group through Zoom

May 8, 2020

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group We have also been offering virtual Connection support groups using Zoom. If you are intrested in participating this month, please email info@namisantafe.org and tell us of your interest.  Connection meets every Monday at 3:30 pm.

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Sign Up for Zoom Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group Last month, we offered virutal support groups using Zoom. If there is enough interest in participating in this manner, we will hold them again this month.  If you would like to participate, please email info@namisantafe.org and tell us of your interest. Family Support Group will meet on the 2nd Monday at 12 noon (May more »

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Information Meeting: The Cost of Caring Featuring Dr. Julie Brovko, P.h.D

When: May 12th, 6 PM Where: Broadcast through Zoom and Facebook Live This talk will discuss how to recognize, address, and minimize caregiver burden. Dr. Brovko will present from her computer via zoom.  To connect through Zoom, please follow the instructions below. We will also broadcast this presentation through Facebook live. You can watch on more »

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NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: COVID-19 and Workplace Mental Health

May 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the catalyst for multiple changes in every area of our lives — at home and at work. Our expert Darcy Gruttadaro, Director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, will share valuable information on maintaining our wellness, specifically in the workplace, as we adjust to changes more »

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Free Mental Health Webinars for Coping with COVID-19

The NM Behavioral Health Planning Council is proudly sponsoring a webinar series hosted by Craig and Lyndsey McAdams, during Mental Health Awareness Month with a series of FREE virtual one-hour webinars that teach simple, effective exercises for the people of New Mexico to use to cope with the high state of anxiety, fear and grief more »

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NMCAL Provides Crisis Resources for COVID-19

April 24, 2020

The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line is here to support individuals and communities during this time.  As a professional mental health line, we maintain a solution focused approach built on validation, normalization, and access to resources. This model has prepared us to appropriately respond not only to mental health concerns, but also the COVID-19 more »

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Virtual Support Groups

Due to the pandemic, all of our in-person support groups are currently cancelled. We are considering offering virtual support groups using Zoom if there is enough interest in participating in this manner.  If you would like to participate, please email info@namisantafe.com and tell us of your interest.  Once we get a group together and a host more »

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NAMIWalks Rescheduled for Sunday, October 18th

Our annual NAMIWalks event has been rescheduled for October 18th. The event will still be held at the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. NAMI Santa Fe already has organized a team, The Santa Fe Stompers, should you wish to join or donate. You can sign up and support us here: https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=35300. Should you have any additional questions more »

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Peer to Peer Class on Hold, but You can Still Register

Our Peer to Peer Class also on Hold, but we are Taking Registrations for a Future Class If you are not on our list (or don’t know if you are on our list), please call our NAMI phone line: 505-395-6204,  email info@namisantafe.org, or register using the link below. Peer to Peer Registration Form

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Family to Family Postponed, But You May Still Register for our Future Class

Family to Family Postponed, But You May Still Register for our Future Class Our next Family to Family program will not take place this spring due to concerns over COVID-19. You may still sign up for a future course online. We will contact you once a date has been determined. If you are interested in more »

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NAMI’s COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

NAMI’s NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide answers frequently asked questions regarding the intersection between Coronavirus and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers and loved ones. The guide features FAQs on a variety of topics from managing anxiety and social isolation to accessing health care and medications.

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Modified Crisis Support Services for Santa Fe County

April 9, 2020

Begin April 1, 2020  New Mexico Solutions in partnership with Santa Fe County will be implementing modified crisis support services for Santa Fe County residents. NMS will be working directly with community partners in order to identify and provide mental health support services for persons challenged with mental health illness.  Services will include… Bilingual telephonic more »

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Family to Family Classes to Begin SOON!

March 5, 2020

Our next Family to Family program is being planned for March or April.  We have some potential attendees already on our list and we will begin to contact those people. However, if you are interested in attending, please call our NAMI phone line 505-395-6204 or email info@namisantafe.org. This is a Free Program.  Learn more: HERE more »

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Inside Out’s First Exhibition @ Meow Wolf

Inside Out represents artists living with mental illness and showcases the talent and creativity of this community of artists. Join them for their first ever opening at Meow Wolf. Date: Opening Night, Friday March 6th Time: 5-8PM Location: Meow Wolf @ 1352 Rufina Circle, Santa Fe Show runs until April 17th. All art is for sale! more »

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Peer to Peer Classes to Begin Soon!

Peer to Peer is back!!!!  We finally have a trained Peer to Peer Leader to lead the class.  We have had a list of interested people for some time that we will begin to call to see if you are still interested.  If you are not on our list (or don’t know if you are more »

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Special Fundraiser to Solarize Casa Milagro

March 2, 2020

In 2019, New Mexico’s rise in homeless population was the highest in the nation. Casa Milagro has been a shining example of a positive refuge in Santa Fe since 1995 for formerly homeless adults challenged with mental health issues needing long-term housing. Join Casa Milagro on Thursday, March 12th for a screening of the Sundance Official more »

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Info Meeting: Southwestern College Treatment Resources

  Information Meeting Announcement: Southwestern College Treatment Resources Featuring: Michelle Lynn, M.A., LMHC Michelle Lynne began the counseling program at Southwestern after teaching elementary school off and on for 12 years in the public schools of New Mexico. Throughout the process of her personal explorations, she realized that she really wanted to help others on their more »

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Info Meeting Re-Scheduled Due to Weather!

February 10, 2020

Due to Reports of Extreme Weather Conditions on Tuesday, February 11th, we will not be holding our Information Meeting: Mental Illness & Creativity. This meeting has be re-scheduled for the following Tuesday, February 18th, at 6PM. The new meeting announcement can be viewed below: A Discussion on Mental Illness and Creativity Part II Are Mental more »

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Santa Fe County: Update on New BH Services

February 8, 2020

Greetings: In 2014 Santa Fe County developed a Health Action Plan designed to establish priorities and guide the County in health care spending.  In 2015 we released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Mobile Crisis Services, and a contract was subsequently issued to Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS).  Over the past five years PMS has actively more »

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Behavioral Health Week Stronger Together 2020 Award Winners 

Behavioral Health Peers, Advocates, Families, Providers, and Supporters as we came together in Santa Fe to lead the charge for improving Behavioral Health in New Mexico. Several community members were awarded for their work in Behavioral Health, including Rachel Nelson and Tom Starke. The full list of award winners is presented below. Star Award Recipients  more »

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NAMIWalks 2020 Announcement

February 5, 2020

Dear Community, We invite you to join us for our annual NAMIWalks event on Saturday, May 2nd, at the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. This year, we are celebrating 18 years of NAMIWalks: the nation’s single largest fundraiser for mental health awareness that takes place in over 80 communities. NAMIWalks is a fun, family- and dog-friendly more »

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NAMI Presents: Patch Adams @ The Jean Cocteau Cinema

Please join NAMI Santa Fe as we partner with the Jean Cocteau Cinema for a screening of “Patch Adams”, tonight at 5:45 PM! This event will raise funds desperately needed by NAMI for the research and tools to educate others on mental illness and those affected by mind altering diseases. Tickets are only $5! Synopsis: After struggling more »

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Info Meeting: Mental Illness & Creativity Part II

January 20, 2020

A Discussion on Mental Illness and Creativity – Developmental Considerations Part II Dr. Kalbfleich returns to discuss the fascinating topic: are mental illness and creativity connected?   Learn about the similarities and also the tipping points that either fall toward productive creative flow or perseveration, how age and brain development factor into the mix, and more »

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Holiday Party – Save the Date!

November 6, 2019

Let us thank you for your support!  Date: Tuesday, December 10th (in lieu of our normally scheduled information meeting) Time: 6 – 8:30 PM Location: 313 Camino Alire Common Room Featuring: Soups, Stews & holiday cheer!

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November Information Meeting

New Insights on Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Genetics to Brain Circuits and Promising New Treatments Date:  Tuesday, November 12th Time: 6 – 7:30 pm Location: NAMI Santa Fe Office 313 Camino Alire, #307 Santa Fe, NM Featuring: Dr. Nora Perrone-Bizzozero Dr. Nora Perrone-Bizzozero is a Professor of Neurosciences at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Her presentation will first discuss more »

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Special Screening of “Stripes” @ The Jean Cocteau 

Special Screening of “Stripes” @ The Jean Cocteau  Date: Monday, November 11 Time:  Doors open at 5:00 PM, Raffle will run until 5:45, Film begins at 6 Location: Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe, NM Ticket sales and Concessions benefit NAMI Santa Fe Join NAMI Santa Fe for a special screening of “Stripes” starring Bill Murray on Veteran’s Day! This event more »

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NAMI Peer to Peer

October 1, 2019

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a FREE, 8-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery. Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos. However, as with all NAMI programs, it does not include recommendations for treatment approaches. NAMI Peer-to-Peer more »

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Information Meeting

A Discussion on Mental Illness and Creativity -Developmental Considerations Tuesday, October 15th (A week later than our usually scheduled information meetings) Time: 6 – 7:30 pm Location: NAMI Santa Fe Office 313 Camino Alire, #307 Santa Fe, NM Featuring: Layne Kalbfleisch, M.Ed., Ph.D. Are mental illness and creativity connected?  Yes and no.  Learn about the similarities and also the more »

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NAMI Santa Fe Film Series

A Beautiful Mind @ the Jean Cocteau Help us Celebrate Mental Illness Awareness Week! Date: Tuesday, October 8th Time: 7:00 PM Location: Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe, NM Tickets only $5! Ticket sales and Concessions will benefit NAMI Santa Fe Learn More * Please note, this film will occur during our regularly scheduled information meeting time. Our October information meeting: A Discussion on Mental more »

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INSIDE] OUT ART EXHIBITION + SALE

Opening Night Artist’s Reception Inside Out represents artists with mental illness and showcases the talent and creativity of this community of artists, peers, and allies. Date: October 4th & 5th Time: 7:00 PM Location: El Museo Cultural De Santa Fe 555 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, NM 87501 The exhibit runs until October 24,  free & open to the more »

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