Monday, February 5, 2018

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Corrigan Mental Health 

49 Hillside Street

Fall River, MA


Guest Speaker


Krista Cormier

Recovery Learning Center (RLCs)

Providing Peer services for people in recovery from a psychiatric condition and or substance misuse in Fall River, and New Bedford 

Everyone is welcome at the Vinfen's RCLs


The RLCs is a partner of Vinfen and funded by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health 


   Free and open to the public meeting place in the cafeteria






Monday, December 4, 2017

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM




Making a Mental Health System that Actually Works

by Stephen Seager MD


A mental Health that will work for all people. An end to the homeless mentally Ill. No more mentally Ill in Jails. 

ROADMAP outlines a detailed plan for a new mental health system that works for everybody.

Join us... It's time for a


Corrigan Mental Health Center

49 Hillside Street 

Fall River,

Free and open to the public meeting place is in the Cafeteria 








NAMI Bristol County and Corrigan Mental Health

Presents a 

Community Conversation on Mental Health


Community Resources Night


Monday, November 6th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Corrigan Mental Health Center

49 Hillside Street 

Fall River, MA 


Come join us for some conversation, speaking, regarding 

Mental Health and Community Resources.


Sponsored by

Southcoast Wellness Van

Free cell phones from Assurance ( proof of I.D. and Mass Health card)

DMH of Fall River, NAMI Bristol County, Family Services Association 

Child and Family Services, Citizen and Citizens, Steppingstone Peer and Peer

FHR New Bedford WRAP, FHR-Studio 35 Fall River, Mass in Motion Fall River, 

Samaritans of Bristol County, FHR Club House, Veteran's Outreach SSVF, Hope Dementia and Alzheimer's services, Bay Cove ESP, FHR, Vinfen Corporation,

Alzheimer's Association, Bayada services,                                                 People Incorporated Adult Foster Care, and much more information.


Free Raffle Tickets ( must be present to win)

For more information contact Brenda Venice 508-678-2584

This event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. Availability parking on Maple Street in the parking lot.



It starts with a Conversation Lets Start Taking!













Candlelight Vigil


To mark the beginning of mental illness awareness week.


Monday, October 2, 2017

6:00 PM

Corrigan Mental Health Center

Recreation Area/Anita Pyatt Park

49 Hillside Street, Fall River, MA.


Special Guest speakers


 Heroes in the Fight Awards




Refreshments will be served

Art Exhibition  " UnMasking the Stigma of Mental Illness "

an exhibition of personal stories about How Stigma Impacts Lives.


Rain or Shine Event


For more information Please contact Brenda 508-678-2584


Everyone is welcome


It's Time To Make a Difference


Join NAMI in shining a light on Mental Illness and replacing Stigma with Hope.


Mental Illness Awareness Week 

October 1 - 7, 2017



                                  NAMI Bristol County 

                                            Presents a

  Community Conversation on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention  


          Thursday, September 14th from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

                          Department of Mental Health

                     888 Purchase street - Rear Entrance

                                   New Bedford, MA. 


 Come join us for some conversation, resources, speakers, and videos regarding Mental Health & Suicide Prevention.


Food Tucks ( Izzy's, Two Sisters, Richie's & Dawg in the Road), 

Free cell phones from Assurance ( with proof of I.D.and Mass Health Card )

                    and Children's Activities will be available.


Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome to benefit the Veteran's Transition House. All donors will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize.

                                 ( Must be present to win )


Sponsors for this event are :

Department of Mental Health NAMI of Bristol  County, FHR. PACT, PIN

Suicide Prevention of New Bedford, Recovery Learning Community, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Veteran's Transition House.


September is " Suicide Prevention Awareness Month"













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