Volunteer spotlight – October 2019: John & Sue Wiggins!

John and Sue Wiggins have brought us together with their hospitality, making conversation easy for new visitors and long time members since they became involved with NAMI – Central Virginia in 2006. Their successes of welcoming the new members, thanking the speakers, soothing the stressed, and invigorating the long time members with meeting refreshments, holiday […]

October 2019 General Meeting announcement!

Our next General Meeting will be held at 7 o’clock in the evening on Thursday, October 10 at the Weinstein JCC (5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226).   Our speaker for the evening is Dr. Kent McDaniel, Medical Director of Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services “where he treats those suffering with several mental illness and supervises […]

2019 NAMI-CVA annual picnic!

Our annual picnic date has been set for September 26, 2019 at 4 p.m. You + your family are invited to attend this event at: ROSLYN CONFERENCE CENTER – PICNIC PAVILION 8727 River Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229 This event is rain or shine! RSVP required by Thursday, September 19. 804-285-1749 or info@namicentralvirginia.org NAMI-Central Virginia will provide […]

Volunteer spotlight – September 2019: Lu Clark

This month, we are featuring Lu Clark as our volunteer of the month! Lu first got involved with NAMI Central Virginia after taking Family-to-Family in 2005. Almost immediately, she began attending the monthly general meetings. Around that same time, she helped Sue Wiggins with her responsibilities as hospitality chair – refreshments at general meetings, service […]

Volunteer spotlight – August 2019: Marie Parker

This month’s NAMI Central Virginia volunteer spotlight is all about Marie Parker! Marie has been with NAMI CVA since 1984, back when it was known as the Richmond Area Schizophrenia Foundation. This means that Marie is NAMI CVA’s longest-standing active member! After taking up some work in Hawaii, she came back to the area and […]

Creative Meetup For Peers In Recovery

Positive Coping skills come in many forms. NAMI Central Virginia and VOCAL Virginia are joining forces on a new Creative Meetup series to explore these skills. These sessions will address a wide variety of activities including but not limited to: journaling, photography, sketching, painting, horticulture, poetry, crafts, and more! Interested in joining us? Call 804-285-1749 […]