This is a 90-minute seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support.
Please pre-register here or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (10-2 M-F). This seminar will be held in Rooms 116/117. Please note: street parking is limited – there are parking garages nearby.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN …
The seminar is led by trained people with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition. They will walk you through the following topics.
– Understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery
– Effective communication strategies
– The importance of self-care
– Crisis preparation strategies
– NAMI and community resources
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES …
The NAMI Family & Friends companion eBook provides important information about mental health conditions including: conditions and diagnoses, treatment and recovery, crisis planning, resources and more. Register and we’ll send you links where you can download it for free at Amazon and Barnes & Noble where select languages are available for the Kindle, Nook and compatible ebook apps.
THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNER
This seminar is made possible by a grant from the Regional Development Authority.