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  • Support Group Meetings
  • Scranton Meetings are held in the Advocacy Alliance Media Center, 841 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton, on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

  • Upcoming Events

    • Kickin' the Stigma Out of Mental Illness Kickball Tournament/Fundraiser to be held on June 26th at McDade Park in Scranton. Teams must consist of 9 to 12 players and any single players will be placed on an existing team or formed into a new one. Cost is $15 a person. Must be 12 years old or older to play. Top two teams will receive a trophy and all participants will be provided with a lunch.
    • Questions? Email namikickball@gmail.com or use our Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/172852596423375/.
      Click here for more details.

    • Join Us for a RailRiders Game on Friday, July 8th! NAMI Scranton and Northeast Region team up with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to bring you a great night of food, baseball, fireworks and stigma busting!
      Rail Riders Logo             Rail Riders Glow in the Park Friday Logo             Stamp Out Stigma

      This is a "Glow in the Park Friday" with the RailRiders wearing their alternate black and green jerseys. Plus you can enjoy fireworks after the game and for the True Baseball Fan, there will be a ‘Legends The Series’ Special Appearance by Dwight “Doc” Gooden! This is the first game in a 3 game series against the Rochester Redwings so excitement should be high!
    • Ticket cost is $10 and includes a food voucher! Call 570-342-1047 for more information.

    • Mental Health Mile Run/Walk

    • Click here to register online.

    • Quick Facts - A Mental Illness Primer

    • Education is a key component when dealing with mental illness, either as a person with an illness or as a family member.
      Click here. for a SPECIAL EDITION of a NAMI Scranton newsletter that includes valuable information about recovery and myths and facts related to mental illness.

    • Have you read any good books lately?

    • Click here for a printable copy of a list of books that have proven to be helpful to many members of the NAMI PA Scranton support group who are looking for answers and assistance in dealing with mental illness as consumers and family members.




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