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Please read this article about our 2016 Walk and Organization

Poughkeepsie Journal Article Stomp Out Stigma

NAMI-MH is the proud recipient of the Dutchess County Board of Health 2016 Public Health Partnership Award.

(L-R): Tina Lee, Jo Ann Brown, Dutchess County Executive: Marcus Molinaro, Commissioner, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health: Dr. Henry Kurban. April 11, 2016

Board of Health President Lobsang T. Lhungay, M.D.  said, “Together, Ms. Lee and Ms. Brown have been a driving force in raising community awareness about mental illness.  They have mobilized the community by providing invaluable educational programs that teach individuals about mental illness and educate families on how to better navigate the mental health system.”

(L-R) Tina Lee, Jo Ann Brown, Board of Dutchess County Health President, Lobsang T. Lhungay, MD. April 11, 2016

Congratulations to Jo-Ann, Tina and the NAMI-MH Team!

Mental Health Now: Find Help, Find Hope

Mental Health Now: Find Help, Find Hope from Colonie Library on Vimeo.


Article of Freeman, CIT Ulster


CBS 60minutes
Untreated Mental Illness:  Imminent Danger?

Facing Mental Illness :  Find Help, Find Hope
by Allie Hill
For Article Click Here

Good Life: Positive achievements for Jan. 6, 2015 – from The Poughkeepsie Journal
For Article Click Here


Tina Lee and her daughter Allie in a Poughkeepsie Journal Interview-

Millerton News – NAMI article – Millerton News Editorial – Thursday, May 8, 2014

Pawling Public Radio interviews Jo Ann Brown, NAMI MH signature Program Director about Family-to-Family, NAMI Basics, and Support Group highlighting Eastern Dutchess.


Interview,Senator Deeds talks about son Gus’ mental illness, suicide and the system’s failure.


Listen to Hudson Valley Talk Radio with Larry Hughes: Program“Putting a Face on Mental Illness”

This broadcast includes information on NAMI and our evidence based FREE Educational Class for Family Members of a Loved one with mental illness called Family-To-Family. (For schedule and more information  click on Free Educational Classes Tab)


Listen to the John Allen Seminar on “Recovery” –  John is the Special Assistant
to the Commissioner of The New York State
Office of Mental Health. – Mental Illness in Kids: How to Spot the Signs