NAMI Family & Friends @ 1st Presbyterian

NAMI Family & Friends is a free four-hour 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

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 cover 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. 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 these Community Partners

These seminars are possible by the generosity of our grant partners – Thank You! In Scott County: The Regional Development Authority. In Rock Island and Henry Counties: The Doris & Victor Day Foundation, The Moline Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation, and Rock Island Community Foundation.

Now Registering NAMI Basics Henry County

Begins Saturday April 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

NAMI Basics is a no-cost 6-week session program for parents, foster parents and primary caregivers of adolescents who have shown signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Registration ends Friday April 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Foster parents in Iowa and Illinois are eligible to obtain credit training hours. (2.5 hours for 6 weeks = 15 hours).

Learn more: Here

To register:   Online  or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F  from 10-2).