As part of our outreach efforrts, NAMI Fox Valley works to educate the public about mental illness and provide fact-based information about mental illness, recovery, and related topics. Invite us to come to speak to your employees, service club, church group, or classroom. We also offer tailored presentations and trainings.
Call us at (920) 954-1550 for more information or to schedule a presentation.
NAMI Talks Speakers
This recovery-education program is presented by individuals affected by mental illness who share their personal stories. The presentations are a practical tool to educate and increase awareness about the true nature of mental illness while also breaking down stigma. Powerful and hopeful, this sharing of recovery stories is appropriate for all audiences from the classroom to the board room. (60 minutes)
NAMI Fox Valley 101
This 20-minute presentation offers an overview of the work we do to provide essential education, support, outreach and advocacy programs in the commuity.
Mental Illness 101
What is mental illness? What is mental health? This informative, 50-minute presentation provides an overview of mental illness and its impact; treatment and recovery; the adverse effects of stigma; the importance of advocacy; and NAMI Fox Valley’s role in the community to educate, support and empower those affected by mental illness.
Utilizing the recovery definition, dimensions and principles
established by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), this workshop provides information on the fundamentals of recovery and how NAMI Fox Valley puts them into practice in our programs and services.