NAMI Westchester's Next General Meeting
May 14, 2014 7pm
Program: Book Presentation of Shot in the Head. a Sister's Memoir, a Brother's Struggle
Speaker and Author: Katherine Flannery Dering
Katherine Flannery Dering holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Manhattanville College. Her poetry and essays have appeared in numerous small literary journals. A narrative non-fiction piece, which later became a chapter of Shot in the Head, was included in Stories from the Couch, an anthology of essays about coping with mental illness. Despite frustration, loss, mistakes and wishful thinking, the love and support for Paul shines through as the 9 siblings struggle to understand the illness, the system, and to stay together – all while trying to focus on their own lives
Location: St. Vincent's Hospital, 275 North Street Harrison, NY 10528
WHAT TO DO IN A CRISIS
If someone is in immediate danger to themselves or others, please call 911.
For all other crisis call The Crisis Prevention and Response Team at 914-925-5959.
NAMI Westchester, 100 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 Phone:914.592.5458
MAY is MENTAL HEALTH MONTH
There will be a Flag Raising Ceremony on May 1st at 11:300 AM to recognize May as Mental Health Month and to kick off NAMI Westchester's Ribbon Campaign.
Come to City Hall, 40 S Broadway,Yonkers, to help us show our support. For more information, go to the EVENTS/Ribbon Campaign page.