Remembering Michael Paul Desherow (1976-2017)
There is Much to Learn about Emergency Services: an Ed Talk Summary by Catherine Allen
Our hearts go out to Jim and Dorothy Desherow in the recent loss of their son Michael. Jim and Dorothy are NAMI members and frequent support group attendees. You may remember that Dorothy recently portrayed Dorothea Dix at the Capitol. She also works on the membership committee.
The following was published in The Oklahoman on July 26, 2017:
Michael Paul Desherow, September 19, 1976 - July 22, 2017, was called home by our Savior Saturday July 22nd at the age of 40...
Why brain research makes me hopeful
Members of NAMI Edmond-North OKC attended a presentation by Business and Community Development Liaison for Mental Health at INTEGRIS, Sara Barry, M.ED., LBP, on December 13 at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Edmond. Barry’s presentation focused on what caregivers need to do when a loved one needs emergency help for mental health issues.
Jaclyn Cosgrove a Bright Star Advocate: an Ed Talk Summary by Catherine Allen
Brain Research: The imaging of 600 childrens’ and adolescents’ brains in Oklahoma is part of a larger research initiative that seeks to understand the developing brain, its functional regions and its pathologies.
Cathy Costello Speaks to NAMI Edmond-North OKC: an Ed Talk Summary by Catherine Allen
Members of NAMI Edmond-North OKC heard an informative ED Talk given by Jaclyn Cosgrove, health reporter for The Oklahoman, on October 11, 2016 at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Edmond.
So…You’re Thinking about Seeing a Counselor? by Laressa “Reesie” Beliele
Featured speaker Cathy Costello recently discussed the Labor Commissioner Mark Costello Act of 2016 at the NAMI Edmond-North OKC September ED TALK at the Lord of LIfe Lutheran Church on September 13, 2016.
PRIVACY RULES (HIPAA) by Karen Jordan
Have you ever been going about your day, minding your own business, marking items off your “to do” list – and then you get a HUGE splinter embedded in your finger? You pull out what you can, but you know there is still part of that splinter deep in your finger. It hurts, and it’s annoying, but after a while you forget about it because, after all, the splinter is invisible and can be ignored.
Family to Family by Francie Moss
I recently completed the 12-week Family-to-Family basic course. The information and discussion was just what I needed. The personal stories shared by participants were both encouraging and discouraging. There are many loving, caring families of Persons with Mental Health Problems (PWMHP); many PWMHP undiagnosed and untreated in Oklahoma...
I don’t know if I found NAMI Family to Family or if it found me. All I know is that I am so grateful that the connection was made. It was through a friend and co-worker that I learned about Family to Family and I will be forever thankful that he thought enough of me to share this information.