Webinar: Overview of Affordable Housing

Overview of Affordable Housing Webinar   Thursday, May 7, 2020 6 – 7 pm join online or by phone   Learn How To: Apply for Section 8, public housing, and other options Find Local Application Support Preserve Your Present Housing Obtain Reasonable Accommodations and Report Discrimination   Presented By: Adrianne Cassidy, Director of Housing at…

Important information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the impact on NAMI Massachusetts programs

updated March 10, 2020   Dear NAMI Massachusetts community, Governor Baker has just announced a State of Emergency for Massachusetts due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Because we take the health and well-being of our NAMI Massachusetts community very seriously, we advise that in-person classes and support groups change to a conference call format and…

COMPASS Volunteer Information Sessions

Thinking about volunteering with the COMPASS Resource Helpline? Join us for an upcoming volunteer information session to learn more! Volunteer information sessions are coming up on the following dates: volunteer information sessions scheduled for March and April 2020 have been postponed – new dates will be posted as soon as they are available All sessions…

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COMPASS Helpline Holiday Hours

The COMPASS helpline is typically available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. We’ll be closed for the upcoming holidays, as listed below.   Christmas Tuesday, December 24th: closed all day Wednesday, December 25th: closed all day Thursday, December 26th: closed all day Friday, December 27th: closed all day Monday, December 30th: open as…

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NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available!

NAMI Basics OnDemand is now available! NAMI Basics OnDemand  was created in response to the outpouring of requests for a program option that doesn’t require in person attendance. The OnDemand format gives participants an opportunity to get engaged with NAMI programs who otherwise may not be able to participate in their communities. NAMI Basics OnDemand…

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Important Information About Behavioral Health Services for Children with Commercial Insurance

Starting on July 1, 2019 fully-insured commercial insurance plans in Massachusetts must cover certain outpatient and intermediate care behavioral health services for children when medically necessary. What are outpatient and intermediate care behavioral health services? Outpatient behavioral health services are services delivered in a community-based setting, like a clinic, school, or home, that help diagnose…