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Welcome New NAMI Volunteer Coordinator

It is my pleasure to announce our new Volunteer Coordinator, AimieLisa Hook. As the largest grassroots organization it is awesome to have a dedicated staff member to assists volunteers. Volunteers are the life force of NAMI’s programs; they are facilitators, teachers, resource coordinators, and mentors. We welcome AimieLisa and look forward to having her here at NAMI Lane County. AimieLisa grew up in North Carolina but is excited to be experiencing the dynamic culture of Eugene.  She has her M.A. in Intercultural Youth and Family Development with a focus in Nonprofit Management from the University of Montana and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina. AimieLisa has spent the last eight years working in the field of human services both nationally and internationally. In her spare time she practices with Samba Ja, goes for hikes, ecstatic dances, travels, and eats delicious food. She is a passionate believer in equal rights for all human beings and an optimistic feminist. 
Please stop in the NAMI Resource Center to meet AimieLisa or send her an email at aimielisahook@namilane.org 

In The News: NAMI Lane County

January 9, 2019
It is my pleasure to announce our new Volunteer Coordinator, AimieLisa Hook. As the largest grassroots organization it is awesome to have a dedicated staff member to assists volunteers. Volunteers are the life force of NAMI’s programs; they are facilitators, teachers, resource coordinators, and mentors. We welcome AimieLisa and look forward to having her here at NAMI Lane County. AimieLisa grew up in North Carolina but is excited to be experiencing the dynamic culture of Eugene.  Read More

    Please join us in congratulating the 2018 Volunteer of the Year, Linda Rosenberg!

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    Attorney Robert Tozer will present information on Special Needs Trusts.  This will include the purpose of estate planning, the impact of Special Needs Trusts on public benefits,  and alternatives to Special Needs Trusts.   Also presenting will be:

    Karen Fabiano – Avanti ElderCare Resources Inc. Laurel Hill Center

    They will discuss the role of a Trustee, Representative Payee, Guardianship vs Conservatorship, and Care Management.

    Take this opportunity to consult and ask questions of the experts on this important subject!

    Wednesday, January 23rd 6:30-8:30 pm

    2411 Martin Luther Read More

    The Uhlhorn Award The Bill Uhlhorn Award is given to an individual who reflects the NAMI principles by treating everyone with respect. In addition, they continually work to provide support for those underserved by our social, political, and economic institutions. The Crisis Intervention Training Award The recipient of the CIT Award exhibits the knowledge to work with persons in crisis who may have a mental illness and has had a profound impact on the community at large. Volunteer of the Year Award This award recognizes Read More

    Join us for NAMI Family & Friends Seminar this August!

    NAMI Family & Friends is a FREE 4-hour seminar that informs and supports those who have loved ones with a mental health condition.

    When 

    Wednesday, August 8th from 5-9 PM

    Where

    This seminar will be held in the NAMI Lane County Resource Center, 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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