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    Diane, Colleen, Emily and Annetta help with bake sale
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    Go Green Against Stigma
  • Loriel, Patty and Collen with Emily LaFlamme, trainer for Be Connected Program to help Vets and their families.
  • Skyler receives his certificate from Mentor Dar Harris for completing NAMI Payson's first Peer to Peer Class.
  • NAMI Payson members learn about equestrian therapy from Dennis of Dueker Ranch.
  • Ron receives certificate for completion of Family to Family Teacher Training.
  • Patricia, Harley and Dar represent NAMI Payson at Chamber's Business Showcase.
  • Colleen and Emily attend NAMI's National Convention in New Orleans.
  • Patty is on the air at KPJM- LP.


February 24, 2019

Members of the public are welcome to NAMI Payson’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 6 M at the Rim Country Health Community Room. Doug Stewart is presenting on homelessness in Rim Country.  Donations of socks nd blankets welcome.

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    A big thank you to NAMI Payson Members Skyler Brice, Colleen Michael, Emily Morton and Patty Wisner for staffing the NAMI table in the lobby of PHS Auditorium for the play “Addict.” The play ran for three days from January 17th through 19th. This play, performed by Payson High School Drama Class, explored the dark theme of addiction through a series of vignettes.  People struggling with mental illness often self-medicate with alcohol and drugs, and NAMI hopes to connect Read More

    Board Members and Program Leaders have worked hard to plan for the new year. Connections Recovery Support Group will meet the first Friday and third Monday of each month. Family Support Group will continue to meet the second Thursday of the month. Walk-ins welcome. Classes offered in 2019 are Basics, Homefront, Family to Family and Peer to Peer. See the calendar on this website for more info or email namipayson@yahoo.com. Registration is required for classes.

    At the Membership Christmas Party on Read More

    For the third year in a row NAMI Payson had a booth at the MHA Foundation Community Health Fair on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 8 AM to noon.  The health fair provides an opportunity to share information about NAMI Payson’s mission and programs.  Two of the three new NAMI Payson retractable banners added some flair to the booth.  A big thank you to NAMI Payson Board Members Diane Christianer and Colleen Michael and Program Leader Skyler Brice for Read More

    Shared from the Payson Roundup, by Michele Nelson roundup staff reporter, Oct 5, 2018

    The top business leaders in Rim Country stood with their hands on their hips, feet spread — classic super hero pose.

    It’s all about feeling empowered, according to three speakers from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) who told harrowing tales of abuse and triumph in the Mazatzal Casino meeting room at the chamber of commerce luncheon this week. The humorous involvement of the Read More

    NAMI Payson receives check from Mazatzal Casino
    The Mazatzal Hotel & Casino presented checks to six local non-profit organizations at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Coffee Korner Friday, Sept. 7.

    The organizations had applied to the casino’s Charity Contribution Funding Program, which stipulates that casinos pay any hand-pay jackpots won by a person on an excluded list or who is unable to provide required documentation within 90 days of winning to an Arizona-based non-profit organization.

    General Manager Hubert Nanty made the donations to Aspire Arizona Foundation, Christopher-Kohls Firebelles, Read More

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