On the second Monday of every other month NAMI Santa Fe hosts an education meeting open to the general public FREE of charge.
Guest speakers range from the Department of Health and Human Services, to the director of Psychiatry at the County Detention Center, or private practitioners who give us advice of self-care and stress-reduction techniques. Please scroll down to find out about our upcoming information meetings:
Presenter/Topic: Betty Shover and Jim Ogle will speak about legislation that is of vital importance to our mental health community.
Date/Time: June 12, 5:30–7 pm
Location: Presbyterian Urgent Care, Community Room, 424 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Presenter/Topic: Dr. Merritt Ayad, psychologist, Santa Fe County Detention Facility, will discuss what to expect when someone with mental illness is taken to the Santa Fe County Detention Facility.
Date/Time: July 10
Presenter/Topic: Jacqueline Williams and Kathy Armijo-Etre of CHRISTUS will discuss Mental Health Care Improvements at CHRISTUS Saint Vincent Medial Center
Date/Time: Sept 11, 2017
Presenter/Topic: Kate Nash of Molina Healthcare will discuss Medicaid benefits for people with mental illness
Date/Time: October 16, 2017
Presenter/Topic: Dr. Gerald Russell, Adult Psychiatric Division Director will discuss what families should expect when someone with mental illness is treated at the Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas.
Date/Time: November, 13, 2017