Honest, Open & Proud

Teens: Learn how to tell your story!


 Have you experienced mental health  challenges? What is your story? Did you know  that people with lived experience who  strategically share their stories is one of the  most effective (and evidence-based) ways to  reduce stigma?


NAMI Fox Valley is pleased to offer "Honest, Open and Proud" for teens, a free workshop designed to explore the decisions we make when we talk about our stories related to mental illness and recovery.


This is a great opportunity for teens to learn how to share their stories and provide education that helps eliminate the stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination that make up the stigma of mental health conditions.


Fall workshop:


Saturday, Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at NAMI Fox Valey


To register, contact Ann Jadin at ann@namifoxvalley.org or  (920) 954-1550. Click here for the flyer.


NAMI Fox Valley and Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley are proud to co-sponsor the the "Faith Leader Mental Health Integration Project," a series of six monthly presentations, starting in September 2016. The series will delve into mental health topics relevant to ministry and deepen participants' understanding of regional resources to which you can refer those in need of healing. 


- Get to know therapists, psychologists and others one on one.
- Learn to manage and de-escalate mental health crises.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of substance abuse.
- Gain a broad familiarity with mental health resources in your community.


The two-hour workshops will be held from 9 - 11 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month, beginning Sept. 8. There will be no workshop in December, and the final workshop will be held Thursday, March. 9.


Each workshop will be held at the Goodwill Campus, 1800 Appleton Road, Menasha. The cost is $295 for all six sessions and includes up to 2 participants. Click here for more information and to register.

Youth Mental Health First Aid offered in September 2016


  Youth Mental Health First Aid, an eight-hour   training program that teaches participants how to   help youth in crisis, will be offered on two   consecutive Fridays, Sept. 16 & 23 at NAMI Fox   Valley.  The training will be held from 7:30 a.m. -   12 noon on those days.


This FREE certification course is designed for professionals who work with young people. Learn a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for youth.  


For more information or to register, contact Ann Jadin at 920-954-1550 or ann@namifoxvalley.org org or (920) 954-1550. Click here for a flyer.





Our Mission


NAMI Fox Valley works to support and empower everyone touched by mental illness.  We commit to eliminate stigma and nurture recovery through education, support, advocacy and outreach.


Our Vision


We envision a community, free of stigma,

that supports and promotes

mental health and recovery.


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