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General Meeting Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jean Nemenzik, LMSW.

She will be present on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Jean Nemenzik is the Director of the Clinical Department at Kadima, a Southfield based mental health organization serving individuals with chronic and persistent mental illness. Jean’s 20 years of experience in social work include the administrative and clinical management of programs serving the severely, persistently mentally ill in both clinical and
residential settings.

She has extensive experience in the implementation and operation of evidence based practices including Assertive Community Treatment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Multi-Family Group Therapy, Parent Management Training and Motivational Interviewing. Jean received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan where she studied both macro and micro social work practice. Prior to joining Kadima, Jean served as the Clinical Director for Hope Network, Behavioral Health Services for seven years.  She has also taught social work at Saginaw Valley State University and has worked in private practice at Catholic Family Services and the Dialectical Behavioral Center of Michigan.

There is no charge to attend this educational event


NAMI Metro receives AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR AWARD at NAMI Michigan 2017 Dinner

Other NAMI Metro nominees who were recognized as Keys to recovery were:  Milton Mack, Dr. Andrea Kwasky, Dr. Mathew Larson



CRITICAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS Click on this LINK to get valuable information on resources and information regarding college students and mental illnesses. With the pressures facing most people today, it is essential to take your mental health seriously. This is especially true for college students and young people, whose lack of experience in the real world could lead to major mental health issues resulting from stress, overwork, fatigue, or even the onset of a more serious mental illness. In fact, up to 75 percent of college students with possible mental health issues do not seek help for what ails them.

While this resource is meant to provide college students and young people with quality information on maintaining good mental health and identifying mental health issues, it is not meant to take the place of professional advice from a qualified mental health specialist. Anyone who wishes to learn more keeping tabs on their mental health should consider taking this mental health assessment before diving into the resource.



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