Saturday, April 25, 2015

Mental Health Panel

MENTAL HEALTH PANEL: Dispelling Myths, Revealing Truths, Instilling Hope

CLA room 1201, Thursday April 30th from 7 – 9pm

NAMI on Campus is one of the co-sponsors for this upcoming panel event, titled, “Mental Health Panel: Dispelling Myths, Revealing Truths, Instilling Hope”. This is wonderful opportunity to learn more about mental health from individuals who have experienced challenges related to mental health. Some of their topics will include: depression, anxiety, trauma, schizophrenia, substance use, and LGBT-related challenges. Four panelists have been confirmed for the event.

If you are interested in volunteering at the panel event, please email with your interest and arrive at 6:15pm on the day of the event. Membership points will be awarded to volunteers (2) and attendees (1)!!! Promotional materials related to the event are attached to this email. 

Click here to view the event Facebook Link!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

4/18/2015 NAMI on Campus Updates!
Below is a link to our online election poll! There are candidates for our Co-President (2), Secretary, and Undergraduate Liaison position! 

The Out of the Darkness Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is coming up on Sunday May 3 from 7 - 8:30pm. AFSP promotes advocacy, awareness, and education about suicide prevention. This walk is the perfect opportunity to participate it a mental illness related event without even having to leave campus. If you'd like to sign up and/or fundraise for the walk, please visit this link. If you are unable to fundraise and just want to come out day of and show your support, feel free to do so! We will have a NAMI team that you can join, so make sure to register under our team and look for emails about meeting up at the walk!

"BRING A FRIEND TO NAMI" (Last) Member Meeting: Wednesday, May 5th at 2:00pm in CLA 3216
Our next member meeting will be on Wednesday, May 5th, at 2:00pm in the College of Liberal Arts building, room CLA 3216. This is our LAST meeting for the semester!!! You can earn an extra membership point and a discount off of your dues for next year if you bring a friend to the meeting!!

Friday, April 10, 2015

4/15 member meeting, elections

MEMBER MEETING: Wednesday 4/15/2015 in CLA 3216

1) We will be viewing a Ted Talk and will have a short discussion about it.

2) Members who are interested in running for e-board positions will speak with members about their interest in the particular position they are applying for (2015 - 2016 school year). More information regarding elections can be found below:

If you are interested in an executive board position at NAMI on Campus, you are in luck! Elections will be held the dates of 4/15 – 4/22. You can run for the following positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Program Coordinator, and Public Relations Coordinator. You must be a current or incoming graduate student at Towson University to run for one of the listed positions. Email if you are interested in applying for a position! Please be prepared to speak with members at our next member meeting about your interest in the position (on 4/15 at 2pm in CLA 3216)