NAMI Merced County, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host an open house Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. at 480 East 13th Street.At 6 p.m., a team of people from NAMI Stanislaus County will share their experiences about having lived with serious mental illnesses. After their presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions and continued refreshments.
The public is invited to this free event which celebrates treatment and recovery from major brain illnesses. NAMI is a volunteer self-help education, support and advocacy group for family members, consumers and friends of people afflicted with serious neurobiological diseases/disorders. For more information contact NAMI at (209) 381-6844.