December 2016
ADM Update


The holiday season can be challenging for some individuals and can bring feelings of sadness, loneliness, and/or anger that may overshadow the expected joy of the holidays.  

The Crisis Text Line serves all ages. An individual may text the keyword "4HOPE" to 741741 and expect a reply from a trained Crisis Counselor within five minutes. The message is confidential, anonymous and secure.

ADM Board Staff Recognition 

Pictured here are some of the ADM staff 2016 Service Award Recipients:standing from left to right: Beth Kuckuck, Chris Freeman-Clark and Aimee Wade. Seated from left to right: Donelle Howland, and Fran Rudell.


The 2nd Annual State of the County's Health 
S takeholders' Breakfast was held on December 1st with about 200 people in attendance.  

In case you were not able to attend, the presentation, answers to audience questions and community health assessment document may be found here

NAMI Summit County is currently registering for its free Family to Family training which begins January 5, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  This course is designed for family members and close friends of those who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness.  

It is a 12 week program which meets once a week for 2-2.5 hours.  The course covers diagnoses and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, how the brain is affected, medications, coping and communication skills, and a lot more designed to assist families in helping their loved ones on their recovery journey.   

The course is conducted by trained family members and is offered free of charge with all materials provided.  The next session will be held at The First Congregational Church, 47 Aurora Street, Hudson, room 102. To register, contact NAMI Summit County at  or 330-252-1188

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