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NAMI Greater Corpus Christi


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NAMI Greater Corpus Christi, NGCC, is a newly formed Affiliate of NAMI Texas, www.namitexas.org.  Reaching Affiliate status in December, 2015, NAMI GCC holds its NAMI Monthly Speaker Series on the third Thursdays of the month at 5:30 p.m as the Conference Center behind Doctor’s Regional Medical Center on 3315 S. Alameda St. in Corpus Christi, 78411. Please use the ER entrance on Ft. Worth Street.

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi participates in area mental health events; holds education and support groups; trains volunteers to lead groups and classes; and becomes informed on mental health advocacy issues.  The Affiliate has been chartered to include Nueces, Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Live Oak, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, and San Patricio counties.

Mission Statement

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi is committed to providing education, advocacy and support to those who experience mental illness, their families, and friends.


Upcoming Events

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Monthly Speaker Series Meeting
Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Past Events
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A Free Mental Health Training for Faith Community Leaders
 If your faith community is ready to build bridges to hope for families and individuals living with mental illness, this is a perfect introductory 3-hour training, which features information on common misconceptions surrounding mental health issues, ideas for building support networks within your faith community, and resources for developing an action plan to address the mental health needs in the community. This event is designed for leaders, staff, and lay volunteers of religious communities.

Click here to access the flyer for our last Bridges to Hope event in October of 2018. 


National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH)         

                                                        

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi is proud to announce that we were chosen as a Community Outreach Partner with the National Institute on Mental Health!

Join a Study at NIMH!

NIMH, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports research studies through its Intramural Division on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. These studies enroll eligible participants from across the U.S. You can also learn more about studies conducted at the NIH using the following links:

For more information about clinical trials conducted at NIMH, call or text us at (361) 510-6939

To receive periodic updates on mental health research: news, resources, educational events, and clinical research studies conducted at the NIH Clinical Center, please subscribe and select Intramural Updates.


Current Newsletter Issue

Summer 2018 Newsletter Issue

Spring 2018 Newsletter Issue


Programs

  • NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program – a 12-week, 2 1/2 hour free education course for family members, caregivers, friends, and significant others of a loved one with mental illness.  Please register for the next course at info@namigcc.org with your name, email, and phone number and you will be contacted by Angela, (361) 510-6939.
  • NAMI Connection Peer Support Group – a support group for individuals working on recovery with mental illness. Free. No registration required. For more information, call or text Angela at (361) 510-6939. Currently held in 2 locations:
    • Every 2nd and 4th Thursday evening from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Family Counseling Services, Room 218, 3833 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX  78411
    • Every 1st and 3rd Friday from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Satellite Youth Activities Center at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 5830 Williams Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, 78412
    • Every other Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Pine Street Community Center 803 Pine St. Victoria, TX, 77901
  • NAMI Family Support Group – a support group evening for family members of individuals living with mental illness.  Free.  No registration required.  Meetings are held first and third Fridays 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 5830 Williams Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, 78412.  Park in front of Parish Hall and follow the NAMI signs to the portable building behind the Hall.  No registration required.
  • NAMI Family & Friends Seminar – a free, 4-hour seminar that informs and supports family members, partners, friends and significant others who have loved ones with a mental health condition.  Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation, and NAMI resources. NAMI Family & Friends Seminar Flyer (Feb2018)

View the meetings flyer


NAMI Monthly Speaker Series

Free, open to the public, every third Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m., at the Conference center behind Doctor’s Regional Medical Center, 3315 S. Alameda St., Corpus Christi, TX, 78411. Please take the ER entrance on Ft. Worth Street. Snacks provided.  No registration needed.

Corpus Christi Meeting Location Map

Upcoming Speakers: TBA


In the News

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi featured in the NAMI Advocate (Fall 2017)
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NAMI Greater Corpus Christi featured on KIII-TV’s “Someone to Know” segment
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Feature Article in Coastal Bend Medicine (February 2017)
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Become a Member

Household: $60 per year
Individual: $40 per year
Open Door: $5 per year (low-income option)

Please pay by check to NAMI Texas, P.O. Box 300817, Austin, TX  78703 – make a notation on the bottom of the check for: NAMI Greater Corpus Christi.  Credit cards may be used electronically at the following link:

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Volunteer Opportunities

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi needs YOU!  NAMI’s mission has been shaped and supported by its grassroots volunteers since the beginning.  NAMI volunteers are crucial to the success of our NAMI Greater Corpus Christi Affiliate.

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi Volunteer Opportunities: We still have openings on several of our committees, including Finance, Communications, Membership, Programs, and Advocacy.  Please call or text Angela at (361) 510-6939 or write info@namigcc.org

NAMI Program Training Opportunities: Help decrease stigma and raise awareness with these important programs!


Newsletters

2018
Summer 2018 Newsletter Issue
Spring 2018 Newsletter Issue
Winter 2018 Newsletter Issue

2017
Fall 2017 Newsletter Issue
Summer 2017 Newsletter Issue
Spring 2017 Newsletter Issue
Winter 2017 Newsletter Issue


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