Mar
21
Thu
ECMC Family Advocacy Meeting
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Support – Southtowns
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 3rd Thursday. of each month.

NOTE: Room change as of 11/15/18
Use Bayview Rd. entrance; enter at Door 3 and go to Room 124.

Mar
25
Mon
Core Group
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
2
Tue
Bd of Directors
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Board of Directors meetings are usually held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY. They are open to NAMI members. We strongly recommend calling ahead (716-226-6264) to verify, in case there is change to date or location if you wish to attend; or cancellation due to weather.

Apr
11
Thu
Family Education meeting
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

7 – 7:30 p.m. Coffee/library time
7:30 p.m. Presentation:

Topic: Mental Health and Faith

Presenter: Rev. Daryl Bennett

Rev. Daryl J. Bennett is NAMI Buffalo & Erie County’s “anchor” for FaithNet. FaithNet is a national coalition movement of faith-based communities that encourages the development of welcoming, supportive and spiritually nourishing environments in every place of worship. Rev. Bennett presented on Faith and Mental Health at the Fall 2018 NAMI NYS Education Conference. As a NAMI-certified instructor, she has also provided training for chaplains working in hospitals and throughout Western New York so they can provide needed support for individuals and families journeying with mental illness. Lively and engaging, you won’t want to miss this presentation!

Family Education Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in December. Open to all.

May
2
Thu
Sarah’s Funeral
May 2 – May 4 all-day
Sfeir
May 2 @ 10:45 am – 12:30 pm
May
3
Fri
Sarah’s Funeral
May 3 – May 4 all-day
May
7
Tue
Bd of Directors
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Board of Directors meetings are usually held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY. They are open to NAMI members. We strongly recommend calling ahead (716-226-6264) to verify, in case there is change to date or location if you wish to attend; or cancellation due to weather.

May
9
Thu
Annual Dinner
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Keynote Speaker TBA. Reservations for tickets will be available on line at www.namibuffalony.org, by phone, or by mail when the details become available.
No Family Education Meeting for the month of May as the annual dinner is in May. They are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in December. Open to all.