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Unique opportunity for youth: HopeVoice

Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

Our friends at the Virginia Family Network, a program of NAMI Virginia, are facilitating a great opportunity for youth in the Richmond area who have a mental health condition, or whose parent or sibling has a mental health condition. Join other youth ages 12-18 in similar situations to share your experiences (confidentially within the group) through digital storytelling. It’s free and there’s pizza! Contact Amanda Long at NAMI Virginia for more info: along@namivirginia.org or 804-285-8264 ext. 211.

Here are details:

HopeVoice: A New Group for Youth!

WHEN:  Every Monday from 5pm – 7pm, starting April 15th, 2013 –  ending May 20th, Please note that the group is now meeting on Mondays, not Wednesdays!

WHERE: Interstate Office Park, 2104 West Laburnum St., Richmond, VA 23227

WHO:  Teens, Ages 12 – 18, who personally have a mental health condition or have a parent or sibling with a mental health condition

WHAT: Six weeks youth group

Do you have a parent or sibling with a mental health condition or have you yourself experienced mental health challenges? 

Would you like to meet and talk with other teens who are going through what you are going through? 

Using digital media, such as pictures, music, and video, participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences with their peers, and in the end, each participant will walk away with their own digital story!

Pizza and refreshments will be served.  Cost of Group – Free!

Click here to register!

To sign up and for more information, contact Amanda Long, along@namivirginia.org or 804-285-8264 ext. 211.

Registration ends Saturday April 13th, 2013.

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