President Marla Byrnes’s “HealthLink on Air” interview will air this Sunday, February 10th, at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on WRVO Public Media! Don’t forget to tune in on FM 89.9 or 90.3, depending on your location in the Syracuse area. This station also reaches up to Oswego and Watertown, down to Cortland and Norwich, as far west as Geneva and east to Utica and Hamilton and can be listened to live online at, as well. Thanks, HealthLink at Upstate for helping to spread the word about NAMI Syracuse! Listen anytime here:

Lord & Taylor Charity Days

Lord & Taylor Charity Days

Friday, January 18, 2019 through Monday, January 21, 2019

Shoppers will be able to support mental health at Lord & Tay­lor (L&T) stores nationwide and online. With a donation of $5.00 online or in-store, customers will receive 30% off most items, plus 15% off almost all beauty products. Lord & Taylor at Destiny USA will be participating and the $5.00 donation will come to NAMI Syracuse.

NAMI Syracuse will have informational tables at Lord & Tay­lor, Destiny USA to encourage donations and to educate the pub­lic.

PLEASE support this effort!

NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Ending the Silence is an inter­active presentation that helps teens to learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions as well as what steps they should take to find support for themselves or their friends.

It is a 50-minute presentation designed for middle and high school age youth. It is free of cost to schools, youth, and communities and presented by a young adult who experienced a mental health condition during their school years as well as a family member of an individual who experienced mental health challenges in school.

If your school is interested in sched­uling a presentation, please call or email the NAMI Syracuse office.

If you are a young adult or family member and would like to become a NAMI Ending the Silence presenter, a training is scheduled for Monday, January 21, 2019 at the NAMI Syra­cuse office. Please call or email for a registration form and/or more information.

Please support all the many businesses listed below that donated to our silent auction and made the HOPELA possible!


Behind the Iron Gate

Bryce Cullen Publishing

CNA Accounting


CNY Healing Arts

Dibellos  – Fred and Trudy Vircillo

Dunkin Donuts

Goodman Beck Publishing

FOXFIRE – Jim Noble

Frightmare Farms

Golden Hanger



Lock 1 Distillery

Metro Home Style

Mohegan Manor

Painting with a Twist


Point of View Optical 

Price Chopper 


Springside Farm

Sterling Optical

Tom Mann Golf


Whole Mental Health



Carol and Dan Brady

Marla Byrnes and Ernest Jones

Ann and Dan Canastra

August Cornell

Judy Flint

Mary Gandino

Sandi and Jeffery Geiger

Laura Hand

Barb Hamlin

Mary Lawless

Deb Mahaney

Marie Mahar

Patricia  and Steve Moore

Cecelia Nardslico

Lynn Marie Perli

Spence and Marie Plavocos

Sherie Ramsgard

Duane and Wendy Schumacher

Paul and Jenn Schumacher

Eric Stensland

Joe and Judy Bliss Ridgway

Dr. Paul Schwartz  and Dr. Karen Winters

Sheri and Paul Vangeet

Christine Wallace

Dr. Paula Zebrowski  and Pam Fortino

Susan Zdanowicz