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NAMI Multnomah Movie Week Starts Friday
 
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Friday, May 12, through Thursday, May 18
Laurelhurst Theater & Pub
2735 E. Burnside St.
 
See a thought-provoking movie classic while supporting NAMI Multnomah! Beginning on Friday, Laurelhurst Theater & Pub is generously donating 50 percent of box office receipts to us for an entire week's showing of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, the Oscar-winning 1975 movie filmed in Oregon. NAMI Multnomah and the May 21 NAMIWalks Northwest fundraiser will be featured in a slideshow before the movie as well as at an information table in the theater staffed by our employees and volunteers.
 
Tickets are only $4 at the box office. Because the theater serves beer and wine, the evening showings, at 6:30 and 9:15, will be for adults only, but 1pm matinees will be offered on Saturday and Sunday. (The movie is rated R.) Find out more
Get Ready, Set for NAMIWalks 2017
 
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NAMIWalks team captains gather at McMenamins Blue Moon Tavern recently. Special thanks to volunteers Laura Levy and Marie Altshuler for their hard work and good cheer!
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1pm, Sunday, May 21
Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade
 
The 15thannual NAMIWalks Northwest, our biggest fundraiser of the year, is less than two weeks away. NAMI Multnomah, Oregon's largest NAMI affiliate, has fielded 28 teams that have raised more than $12,000 so far. But as we approach the home stretch we need to more than double that amount to reach our goal! Become a NAMIWalks donor or fundraiser to support our mission of helping individuals and families living with mental illness through support, education and advocacy. To learn how you can support NAMI Multnomah in the walk, call 503-501-2363 or email [email protected].
 
Here are the top five fundraising NAMI Multnomah teams so far and their captains: For Those We Love, Pamela Dunham; Providence Pacers Portland, Rayna Jenks; Friends of NAMI Multnomah, Sofia Jasani; Western Walkers, Jessica DLT; Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Jermel Quillopo. Way to go, teams! Register and find out more
Give Back by Getting Trained to Teach Others
 
Has NAMI Multnomah's education and support made your life better? The coming months will provide several opportunities to give back in a meaningful way by getting trained to share your knowledge and experience with others. Trainings will be held in Oregon City and Tualatin. Download applications and schedules here.
 
Family Support Group Facilitator Training, June 24 and 25, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division St., Oregon City. Applications due by Friday, June 9.
 
Family-to-Family Teacher Training, August 18-20, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division St., Oregon City. Applications due by Friday, Aug. 4.
 
Connection Support Group Facilitator Training, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, Comfort Inn & Suites, 7640 SW Warms Springs St., Tualatin. Applications due by Friday, Sept. 15.
In Brief
 
Amazon / Fred Meyer rewards: Shop and save for Mother's Day, May 14, at Fred Meyer and Amazon.com while benefiting NAMI Multnomah! To link your Fred Meyer rewards card, go to the Community Rewards page, then select NAMI Multnomah as your charity. You'll continue to earn rewards points for yourself while supporting NAMI Multnomah. If you shop at Amazon, go to www.smile.amazon.com and designate NAMI Multnomah as your charity. Go to the Amazon Smile page whenever you order, and we'll receive a percentage of your purchase dollars!
 
#StigmaFreeUs 2017: Our literature contest for students 13 to 19 years old spotlights a personal mental health story ... either their own or the story of how a loved one's mental health story has affected them. The deadline for submissions is NAMIWalks Day, Sunday, May 21. Stories will be published on NAMI Multnomah's website and Facebook page. The top five pieces will be promoted across social media, and the top three contest winners will receive prizes. Find out more
 
Every Dollar Makes a Difference
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Our community programs are offered at no cost to participants, thanks to countless volunteer hours and generous donations from members and supporters. Please consider a tax-deductible donation to help us help others in Multnomah County. Thank you!
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Opportunities
to Learn, Grow
and Share Your Story
 
If you or a loved one are living with mental illness, you may feel alone and unsure of what to do next. At NAMI Multnomah, we offer support groups and classes for individuals, families, and the Veteran community. Register for a free class today and get the support and information you need from people who've been there. Call the HelpLine at (503) 228-5692 or register online.
 
NAMI Homefront, for family and loved ones of Veterans and military service members: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9pm, April 19 - May 24 at the VA Portland Health Care System
 
Family to Family, for family and loved ones of those living with mental illness:
  • Saturdays, 9:30am - noon, April 8 - June 24, 2017
  • Tuesday evenings, 6 - 8:30pm, April 18 - June 27
Peer to Peer, for adults living with mental illness: Saturdays, 10am - noon, April 8 - June 10, 2017
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Ready to share your story? Get trained to combat stigma and raise hope by delivering NAMI signature presentations in the community and the classroom.
 
Ending the Silence Presenter Training
Helping middle- and high-schoolers understand mental illness makes a big difference. We can teach them about the warning signs for themselves and
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their friends. NAMI Ending the Silence helps raise awareness and change perceptions around mental health conditions. Through this free classroom presentation, students get to see the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the 50-minute presentation, a young adult living with mental illness and a family member tell their stories about mental health challenges, including what hurt and what helped.
In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. People with mental health conditions share their powerful personal stories in a free 60- or 90-minute presentation.
  • April 8-9, Tualatin Comfort Inn & Suites, Tualatin, OR
  • Applications due by Friday, March 24.
  • Send your completed application to Sofia Jasani, Education Programs Director, [email protected], AND to Pete Link, [email protected], by March 24.
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