On March 30th, we hosted our first Young Adults Welcoming Mixer for individuals interested in obtaining a healthy mental state through music, food, and mental health themed poetry. Held at the NAMI of Lorain County office at 6125 S. Broadway Ave in Lorain, guests were given the opporunity to speak about their challenges with mental health. Attendees, participated in Ice-Breakers, testimonials, and shared in conversation and networked.
In some ways, this became an open mic night with a theme of mental health support. The engagement was very active and the feedback received was wonderful. This was a great way to introduce NAMI programs and information while exposing more potential members to our support groups. The attendance numbers were at a good rate which made it easy for all to share and be included. With this mixer, we look forward to more attendance at our weekly support groups and more volunteer interest.