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Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

HopeVoice is back! The Virginia Family Network, a program of NAMI Virginia, is once again 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: Activity-based Youth Group!

WHEN:  Every Tuesday from 5pm – 7pm, starting September 3rd, 2013 (please note this is an on-going project and does not have an end date).

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: 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? 

Youth will have the opportunity to engage in fun activities and develop relationships with other teens! We will be utilizing a number of different media outlets such as video, photography, music and social media for self-expression and community outreach!

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

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




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