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Quick Guide for Self-Assessement of Family-Run Organizations in Systems of Care
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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

NAMI - Halifax County

Mailing Address:
630 Berry Hill Rd.,#1
South Boston, VA 24592

Phone: (434) 446-6185
Fax: 434-517-0013

Contact Person: Jeff Pittman

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

Mission:
To support, advocate, and educate mental health consumers, their family members, and the general public about mental illnesses and recovery.

Description:
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, support and research. NAMI is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community for hope for all those in need .

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Local

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