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SPEAKER FROM ATLANTA!
James Fugedy, MD
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way (corner of Johns Road), Augusta, Georgia
Free and open to the public. Refreshments sponsored by Behavioral Health LinkDr. James Fugedy is the doctor at the Brain Stimulation Clinic in Atlanta. There he is able to train the brain to relieve chronic pain. Dr. Fugedy treats patients by providing transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to those who are treatment resistant to traditional and conventional therapies. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation is a safe, non-invasive therapy for treatment-resistant neurologic, psychiatric, and pain disorders with the added benefit of increased memory and learning. Join us for this free event. Attire is casual.
Sharing Hope: Understanding Mental Health. It is a 60 minute talk with people of faith who have wisdom from lived experience. Join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Destiny Christian Center located at 2323 Peach Orchard Road in Augusta, Ga. and Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 10:30am at Friendship Baptist Church located at 5212 N. Tubman Road in Appling, Ga. Events are free and the public is invited.
NAMI Georgia Annual Conference will be Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Mercer University in Atlanta. The keynote speaker for this conference will be Frank Berry, Commissioner of DBHDD. For more info contact Carol McEntee at (770) 234-‐0855 or email@example.com
Fabulous Finds and Delightful Deals
Check out the Friendship Community Center Flea Market on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at 1720 Central Ave. Augusta, Ga. 30901. All proceeds benefit the individuals served at Friendship. Friendship is a 501c(3) nonprofit instilling H.O.P.E. into the lives of those with mental illness. Social and life skills are achieved in a loving and family oriented environment through Friendship programs. To donate items or to volunteer contact Rachel Toole at (706) 739-4339 or Friendshipcommunitycentervista@gmail.com
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Service for Healing of the Mind and Spirit
Location: Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, Augusta. Time: 7:00 pm.
Rev. Dr. Sid Gates will be leading the service.
Presented by the Coalition for Mental and Spiritual Health Ministries. NAMI Augusta is a member of this Coalition.
This service is a community-‐wide event for all of those whose lives have been touched by mental illness, as well as for health care providers and care givers. Participants from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim traditions will be represented in the service.
May 9, 2013
The Augusta Coalition for Mental Health Advocacy is pleased to announce the Twelfth Annual Legislative Dinner to be held at the Augusta Country Club on Thursday evening, May 9, 2013. Tickets are $40. NAMI Augusta is one of many sponsors of this partnership event. For information, contact Angela Feeser at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: NAMI Augusta offers support, education, advocacy, information and referrals. We do not provide crisis intervention services, medical services, therapy, or legal counsel.
NAMI Augusta is delighted to be sponsored by an educational grant from Behavioral Health Link. They are the folks who provide Georgia’s 24-hour crisis and access line (1-800-715-4225) and our Augusta mobile crisis response team.
We are now on Twitter at @NAMI_Augusta and
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