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Monday, November 24, 2014

Emily Fox

Mental health will be focus of weekend events

Communicare and NAMI will join together this weekend for Mental Health Awareness Month for two events aimed and shedding light on local resources for those affected by mental illness. Highlighted will be Communicare’s Mobile Crisis Response Team. Read more about this new initiative in today’s EAGLE. (May 28, 2014, Page 1)

Classes help families help others

Free mental illness series begins March 25 at the North Mississippi Regional Center. The classes are for family members and caretakers of those suffering with mental illness to help gain a better understanding of the diseases and new treatment options. (March 17, 2014, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

The board of directors of Respite Day Services of Oxford and staff of Memory Makers write to thank all of the volunteers and others who help give “rest-breaks” to local caregivers. (April 25, 2013, Page 4A)

Emeritus Tree of Promises to help Memory Makers

At 6 p.m. Monday, Emeritus at Oxford will hold a lighting ceremony for its “Tree of Promises” that will be covered in purple decorations that can be purchased for $5 each. Funds raised will go toward the Memory Makers respite program. (December 6, 2012, Page 3)

Class helps family members of mentally ill

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Mississippi is hosting a 12-week free Family to Family Education Program for caretakers, loved ones and family of those living with mental illness. To register, call 800-357-0388. (February 14, 2012, Page 3)

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