February 2020
Programs & Events Winter/Spring 2020
Mind & Muscle Mentality

Raising awareness that fitness is not only good for your physical health and wellness, but your overall mental and emotional well-being as well.

This free seminar includes a discussion on resiliency and perseverance - we are celebrating a new year of positive and healthy goals and habits for everyone!

February 20th, 2020 | 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Community Presentation: Supportive Communication for Those in Recovery and their Partners in Care
This presentation will focus on creating opportunities for better communication between persons who are struggling with mental illness and their partners in care.
Speaker: Leah Baldwin, LCSW, CSAC, Community Mental Health Liaison, Janssen Neuroscience

Light dinner at 5:30 pm | Program at 6:00 pm
Norfolk Admirals Mental Health Awareness & Annual St. Hatrick's Game
NAMI Coastal Virginia & The Norfolk Admirals have teamed up again to raise awareness for mental health by creating one memorable night of hockey. Let's face-off to end the stigma!

Tickets for this event can be purchased through our promotional link - a portion of each ticket sold goes back to NAMI which helps us continue to provide free, supportive, and educational community classes and resources.

March 21st, 2020
Game starts at 7:30 pm
NAMI Upcoming Classes
Classes are capacity controlled - Registration is required
NAMI Weekly Ongoing Support Groups
Support groups are drop-in, no registration is needed. All groups are free and confidential
When: Every 3rd Tuesday of each month 
Where: Beacon House, 3808 Virginia Beach Blvd, Va. Beach
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Run by peers. No specific activities planned...the time is yours
Bring a game to play...a craft to do or share...a snack to eat or share.  Everyone is welcome!
Art Wellness Classes
The first Saturday of each month
from 11 am - 1 pm

All materials are provided for each class at no charge for NAMI members.

To become a member or renew membership, click here

Upcoming Events at the Chrysler Museum
March 19  
Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibit featuring work by troubled artist Edvard Munch. Mental health resource information from area cities will be available. Light refreshments provided by Chrysler Museum. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up on Eventbrite: namiatchrysler.eventbrite.com

March 31   
In partnership with WHRO and the Chrysler Museum, there will be a showing of the documentary "Bedlam," a commentary on the challenges and failures of hospital ER departments, jails and community resources for those living with mental illness. A panel discussion follows the documentary. 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Sign up on Eventbrite: bedlamshowing.eventbrite.com

May 2
"Art Therapy & Mental Health", in partnership with Hampton Roads Pride. Guided tour of Edvard Munch exhibit with a focus on Munch's work and his therapy, viewing his art through the lens of his mental health challenges. Guided tour 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm, followed by a discussion on art therapy led by Whitley Rogers, art therapist, plus a talk about the use of arts as therapy led by NAMI members living with mental health issues. 
All programs are free and open to the public
Thanks for reading!
Your NAMI Coastal Virginia Family

(757) 499-2041