Community Events

Evening of Hope

WHERE
Northshore Baptist Church, 10301 NE 145th St, Kirkland
WHEN
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
TIME
7pm-9pm

Evenings of Hope. We are offering in participation with Mental Illness Awareness Week. Each evening will cover a topic that speaks to frequent questions and concerns around mental illness. For example, we often hear about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with respect to women and men who experienced sexual abuse (such as the victims of Jerry Sandusky) or with war veterans from Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Another common topic for concern is mental illness and violence, which came up again in the recent shootings in Aurora, CO and Tucson, AZ. Should people feel afraid of a person with a mental illness hurting them? How likely is a mentally ill person to be violent toward others? In truth, a person with a mental illness is far more likely to be hurt by others, or to hurt themselves, than they are to hurt others. We welcome your presence and your friends at any of our meetings. Please join us as we talk about these important issues and come together as a community of compassion and hope.

 Event Admission Fee (if any): free

 Event Sponsor: NAMI-Eastside (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

 Phone Number: (425) 885-6264

 Web Site: http://nami-eastside.org

 Public Email: info@nami-eastside.org

  • Philippians 4:8

    Whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Read More
  • You Made a Difference

    I wonder if this might be the first time this lady has smiled since April 25th, when an earthquake ripped her life into a new shape? The reason she’s smiling is because she’s receiving an earthquake survival kit from a World Concern worker. A kit that maybe you paid for, during our special morning for Nepal Relief. That morning, in just 3 hours, you provided over 4,100 survival kits.“The opposite of love is not hate, it's Read More

Most Recent Comment

  1. Facing Life's Difficulties

    Kimberly Conell said "Thanks for your article, and yes I know how tough life can be sometimes, and sometimes it's not about our pruning and ma..." Join the Discussion!