Upcoming Fall Speaker Event:

Learn more and register now to join us for “Cannabis Use and Mental Health”
Virtual Event: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 7pm

Join us for an informative and captivating presentation by Professor Deepak Cyril D’Souza, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine where he is a leading expert in cannabis and in particular the relationship between cannabis and psychosis.

  • What is cannabis? Is it marijuana? CBD? Both?
  • How does cannabis work?
  • What are the acute and chronic effects of cannabis?
  • Is cannabis addictive?
  • What about medical cannabis?
  • Can cannabis cause mental illness?
  • Can cannabis be used to treat mental illness?


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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a nonprofit grassroots organization working at the national, state and local community levels to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their families.

NAMI Farmington Valley, CT an affiliate of NAMI and NAMI-CT, was founded in June 2004, to respond to the mental health needs of the greater Farmington Valley community.

Our mission is to:

SUPPORT people with mental illnesses including children, and their friends and families.

EDUCATE and inform people with mental illnesses and their families about services and treatment available in the community.

ELIMINATE STIGMA by developing public understanding of the challenges of living with a serious mental illness.

ADVOCATE for better services and treatments, protection of rights and research.

Learn more about us, our mission and our goals here.