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Prison Fellowship is hosting an Advocacy event in Muskegon at the All Shores Wesleyan Church (1050 W. Southern Ave.) the early afternoon of Saturday, December 3rd. This event, which will last from 12-1:15 PM after an 11:15 AM reception, will include an excerpt screening of the documentary Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops and a panel. In recent years, an increasing number of law enforcement agencies have implemented innovate response models for better serving individuals struggling with addiction or a mental health crisis. Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops explores the careers of officers Ernie Stevens and Joe Smarro, two members of the San Antonio Police Department’s Mental Health Unit. NAMI is featured in the full-length film also! 
 
Following the film excerpt, panelists will discuss how better approaches to encounters with people in crisis, training, and community partnerships can advance public safety, strengthen trust, and serve vulnerable populations. 
 

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The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 11 session educational program designed for family members, partners, significant others and friends of adults living with a mental illness. The program is offered twice annually.

NAMI Family Support Groups are free, confidential, and safe groups of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. In NAMI Family Support Groups, participants join a caring group of people helping one another by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned wisdom.