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NAMI Valley of the Sun’s July Community Education Meeting

Join Us on July 2nd, 2019 from 7:00pm-8:30pm at Scottsdale Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257


3 New Family to Family Classes Announced!

Contact Mike Mayhew, our Adult Program Coordinator to register for one of these classes. Call or Email Mike at 602-759-8182 or m.mayhew@namivalleyofthesun.org


NAMI In Our Own Voice & Ottawa University presents…

A NAMI In Our Own Voice presentation on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 9414 North 25th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021 from 6:30pm-8:00pm . RSVP: melinda.vazquez@ottawa.edu


NAMI Ending the Silence

NAMI Valley of the Sun is seeking applications for presenters in the NAMI Signature Program, NAMI Ending the Silence. To learn more about NAMI Ending the Silence, click here. To Apply, click here.


NAMI Valley of the Sun is hiring!

We are looking for a part-time, Administrative Coordinator that will work 20 hours a week with a set schedule and reports directly to the NAMI VOS Executive Director. A detailed job description can be found here.

To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to Tracy Sloat, t.sloat@namivalleyofthesun.org. Position open until filled.

For questions, call 602-759-8179

What's Happening: NAMI Valley of the Sun

June 26, 2019

Jun 7, 2019 By Graison Dangor Arizona Daily Sun https://azdailysun.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/legal-promise-of-equal-mental-health-treatment-often-falls-short/article_0dcaa270-c434-5370-a722-1011913fbcf0.html

Amanda Bacon’s eating disorder was growing worse. She had lost 60% of her body weight and was consuming about 100 calories a day.

But that wasn’t sick enough for her Medicaid managed-care company to cover an inpatient treatment program. She was told in 2017 that she would have to weigh 10 pounds less — putting her at 5-foot-7 and 90 pounds — or be admitted to a psychiatric unit.

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