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          Neon Night: Run/walk for Suicide Prevention

          August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Neon Nights

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NEON Night Run/Walk is NAMI Southwest Missouri’s annual event for Suicide Prevention. This 5k timed event and 1 mile non-timed event is a glowing experience with illuminating lights and neon glow.

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"We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones."

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

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Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

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Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

NAMI SWMO serves residents in the City of Springfield, Greene County and surrounding rural areas in Southwest Missouri. 

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Fri 14

Mental Health and Coffee

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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Anxiety, Panic, OCD Support

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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Music/Arts for Recovery

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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Mental Health and Coffee

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

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  • Mental Illness Affects 1 in 5 Families August 4, 2020
    Mental illness is so prevalent in the U.S. that we now have a reduced life expectancy as a result of 2 specific causes, and the pandemic is only making things worse. Dr. Ken Duckworth, the CMO for NAMI, joins Dr. Hallowell to talk about how his organization helps those with bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD, schizophrenia, […]
  • 4 ways health systems can start to address social disparities July 31, 2020
    It’s always been a challenge for the health care system that much of what affects a person’s health happens outside the doctor’s office—and beyond the reach of even the most attentive physician. Those hard-to-manage factors are many, from behavioral ones to socially-determined ones (like whether there’s access to healthy food or a safe home) to […]
  • Why it's so important to break the stigma around mental health within the Latinx community July 31, 2020
    The Latinx community is often discouraged from seeking mental health care due to cultural norms, social pressures and lack of access to bilingual resources and providers, but it is crucial to dismantle these barriers to heal. Latinx members typically do not seek treatment for their mental health because they fear judgment, Monica Villalta, national director […]

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Just a reminder! If you are volunteering for the neon night run or would like to volunteer, there will be a brief meeting tomorrow at 11o’clock at our office! Our address is 1443 North Robberson Suite 408. We are located in the Cox North medical tower. Hope to see you there, feel free to bring friends!  ... See MoreSee Less

Just a reminder! If you are volunteering for the neon night run or would like to volunteer, there will be a brief meeting tomorrow at 11o’clock at our office! Our address is 1443 North Robberson Suite 408. We are located in the Cox North medical tower. Hope to see you there, feel free to bring friends! 

TODAY is the last day for Early Bird pricing on Neon Night Run!! visit neonnight.org to sign up! We are also needing volunteers!! ... See MoreSee Less

TODAY is the last day for Early Bird pricing on Neon Night Run!! visit http://neonnight.org to sign up! We are also needing volunteers!!

The Neon Night Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention is upon us! It is the 22nd and tomorrow is the LAST DAY for the early-bird discount!! Register today Neon night.org ... See MoreSee Less

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NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Join NAMI Southwest Missouri and join a movement to inspire better lives for Southwest Missourins who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

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