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 “SEE ME TOO!” ART and POETRY SHOW

Our second annual art show is June 29- August 15, 2015 at Community Folk Art Center.
Mental health care consumers and their family members 18 years old or older may submit one – two art pieces or poems. Art work must be display ready. Deadline for submission of art or poetry is June 22- June 26. Please see our entry form (download here) for details.
Reception Wednesday July 8, 3-5pm, 805 East Genesee St. Community Folk Art Center with live music, poetry readings and Karen Winters Schwartz book signings. Join us to support our talented artists and families! MANY THANKS to Community Folk Art Center for their support and donation of their beautiful space for this event!!!
If you are interested in contributing to the reception on July 8th with desserts/soda/ munchies or to help- call the NAMI office 487-2085.

NAMI Syracuse Children’s Educational Conference

Join us May 6th at the NY State Fairgrounds for the Children’s Educational Conference


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Hear local psychologists, psychiatrists and clinicians discuss current issues in childhood mental healthcare including sessions on non-pharmacological treatment of ADHD, depression in children, and new research in child and adolescent mental health. More information, including a full program and how to register here.

NY settles with Excellus for more mental health coverage

“My office has taken an aggressive approach to enforcing mental health parity laws that I hope can serve as a national model,” Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. “Mental health and addiction recovery treatments must be regarded as the same as other health insurance claims under the law.”

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/mar/18/ny-settles-with-excellus-for-more-mental-health-co/#ixzz3VQapvgR4