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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