NAMI Omaha Announces Date of Next Mental Health Affiliate Meeting

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NAMI Omaha Announces Date of Next Mental Health Affiliate Meeting

NAMI Omaha’s (namiomaha.org) next Mental Health NAMI Affiliate meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. This meeting is free and open to the public. Steven Wengel, assistant vice chancellor for Campus Wellness for UNO and UNMC and geriatric psychiatry division director, will speak about dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and other psychiatric issues as people age. Presentation will include a Q& A session to ask a geriatric psychiatrist any pressing questions about psychiatry.

These meetings take place the first Thursday of each month at First United Methodist Church, located at 7020 Cass St. in Omaha. Parking is available on the east and north side of the church. Enter through doors #4 or #6 and proceed to room 112.

NAMI Omaha is a nonprofit organization composed of consumers, family members, professionals, and friends who have come together to share and take comfort in the commonality of their experiences and to educate members of their communities about serious brain disorders. Along with education/literature, support, workshops, conferences and more. NAMI Omaha actively advocates at the local, state, and national levels to improve the services and the lives of those affected by mental illness and their families.

For information on NAMI Omaha, go to namiomaha.org or call (402) 345-8101 / (877) 463-6264. For helpful articles on mental illness, follow on Facebook (@NAMIOmaha).

 

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