Essential Oils & Mood Management
is topic for June 10 presentation

essential-oil-artThe next free NAMI Western Carolina education forum will be on the topic of Mood Management with Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils. The meeting will be held beginning at 6 p.m., June 10, at Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church Street, Asheville. Licensed North Carolina school counselor and wellness advocate Christie Clarke will address what essential oils are, their therapeutic use and more. Click here for more info.

Community Forum June 23

Smoky Mountain LME/MCO is hosting a community forum on mental health, substance abuse and disability services Tuesday, June 23, 1-2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 5 Oak Street, downtown Asheville. The public is invited to come and learn more about available services and discuss ways to improve services and delivery systems. There will also be an update on the C3@356 Comprehensive Care Center and Children’s Crisis Center. More details here.

Tell Your Story Tuesday!

June 16, 2015,  NC General Assembly

• Advocacy training: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 3rd floor auditorium in the Legislative Building
• Lunch on your own and meeting with legislators: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
When you call to make an appointment, let the legislative assistant know you will be coming for the NAMI NC advocacy day and your appointment needs to be after 11:00 a.m.

Are you someone who is affected by mental illness and want your voice to be heard by state policymakers? Come learn how to share your story and viewpoints concisely and effectively with your elected officials. For more information on the event and local participation, contact Toni Delaney or click here.