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Here are just some of the many ways the money you donate can help NAMI Greater Houston:
• $60 donation – Provides two $30 In Our Own Voice stipends for individuals who share their stories of lived experience with mental illness to diverse audiences throughout Harris and Montgomery Counties.
• $125 donation – Covers the cost of materials for one Parents and Teachers as Allies community outreach seminar to help educators and school administrators recognize the early symptoms of mental illness within in their schoolchildren.
• $250 donation – Prints 1,000 copies of our quarterly newsletter.
• $500 donation – Covers the costs of one ten-week Peer-to-Peer education class for up to 20 students who come away from the course with a binder of hand-out materials, as well as many other tangible resources: an advance directive; a “relapse prevention plan” to help identify tell-tale feelings, thoughts, behavior, or events that may warn of impending relapse; to organize for intervention; mindfulness exercises to help focus and calm thinking; and survival skills for working with mental health providers and the general public.