Tuesday, February 5, 2013

NAMI Amador Meetings - Tues Feb 26 & Mar 26

NAMI Amador, the Amador affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will welcome Christa Thompson, Mental Health Services Act Program Manager at Amador County Behavioral Health Department as the guest speaker at its Tuesday, February 26th meeting, from 6 - 6:30PM at Sutter Amador Hospital Multi-Conference Room.  Ms. Thompson started at Amador Behavioral Health in August 2012, after several years in the same role in Calaveras County.  She brings a background with a Masters Degree in Social Work, significant experience in administering social service programs, and a deep knowledge of California's MHSA program requirements.  She will talk about the changes she sees in Amador's MHSA plans for 2013-14 that will positively affect people with mental illness and their families.  NAMI's Annual meeting will take place during the first half of the meeting, 5:30 - 6PM.

March 26 5:45 - 6:30 at the same location will be an opportunity to hear Health and Human Services Director James Foley, LCSW, who comes to Amador County with a strong background in mental health  and social services administration.  He will provide an overview of the many programs, services and activities that are provided by the Behavioral Health and answer questions provided by NAMI members.

Please mark these dates on your calendar, share the information with those you know who may be interested, and look for more announcements about these meetings.

Thank you,

Kelly Trottier
NAMI Amador
209-223-1485 (ATCAA)) x266

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