NAMI DC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Click icon below for application
FOR IN OUR OWN VOICE
TRAINING JULY 24-26, 2015
If you are in crisis,
call the 24 HOUR ACCESS HelpLine 1-888-793-4357
Everyone has mental health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines mental health as: A state of well-being in which a person realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution
to his or her community.
The CDC defines
mental health conditions as:
Health conditions that are characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior (or some combination of those) associated with distress and/or impaired functioning.
422 8th Street SE, Washington,DC 20003 Office: 202-546-0646 Fax: 202-546-6817
Join NAMI DC
at Hill Center
(Old Naval Hospital)
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
enter building on the 9th Street side)
NO RESERVATION NEEDED.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Dr. James C. Jones
Jean Harris, RN, MSN, CNA
Mary H. Beckett, BBM
Karen Devalera, JD
Mary Jean DiPietro
Phillip Lartigue, JD
Dr. Fred Munford
FOCUS GROUP OPPORTUNITY
Discuss recommendations for improving quality of care in psychiatric hospitals as well as after discharge.
Requirement: You must be 18 years or older and have had inpatient psychiatric hospitalization within the past two years. Family members or caregivers are also welcome to participate in a focus group interview.
Appx 90 minutes
$50 gift card for participating
Contact Ashli Barnes at Barnes@ncqa.org or 202-995-3571 for additional details..
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
SCOPE of PROJECT: Quality measures for the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program. Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. and NCQA are contracted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for this work.
SURVEY ON PEER SUPPORT
SAMSHA is inquiring about
which NAMI affiliates are working on promoting peers in the behavioral health workforce, in particular adult consumers. This can include training, certification and other efforts that are designed to be inclusive of peers as providers
(particularly interested NAMI affiliates
located in in DC, DE, MD, PA, VA and WV).
The Center for Mental Health Services values your feedback. Please click on the following link to complete a brief customer survey
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.