1st Day of Family to Family Class at Esparanza Center

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

This 12-week education program will run Thursdays from September 5 through November 21, 6 to 8:30 p.m. It is offered at no cost to participants.

This program is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. A grant from The Rock Island County 708 Mental Health Board makes this program possible.

All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start by an instructor for a phone screening

Or call 563-386-7477 ext.266 M-F 10-2. Registration ends September 12 (up to Class 2) if space is available.
Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have been trained to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma


Now Registering for Fall 2019 Family-to-Family Education

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

This 12-week education program will run Thursdays from September 5 through November 21, 6 to 8:30 p.m. It is offered at no cost to participants.

This program is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. A grant from The Rock Island County 708 Mental Health Board makes this program possible.

All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start by an instructor for a phone screening

Or call 563-386-7477 ext.266 M-F 10-2. Registration ends September 12 (up to Class 2) if space is available.
Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have been trained to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma


1st Day of Class NAMI Family-to-Family @ St. Paul

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

This 12-week education program will run through Tuesday July 9th and is offered at no cost to participants.

This program is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. A grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region makes this program possible.

Please note: this program will run every Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start by a co instructor for a phone screening

Or call 563-386-7477 ext.266 M-F 10-2.
Registration ends April 30th (up to Class 2).Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have been trained to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSOR: This course is made possible by a grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region


Graduation Day Family to Family Bettendorf

NAMI Family-to-Family Class is free to family members and caregivers who have a loved one 18 or older living with a serious mental health condition. This is a nationally-developed program delivered locally by trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental illness.


NAMI Spring Family Education Class Schedule

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley offers free nationally-developed education programs that teach families to cope, communicate and effectively advocate for a loved one living with a mental health condition. To register for NAMI courses, visit www.namigmv.org or call 563-386-7477 Ext. 266.

NAMI Homefront will be held six Wednesday evenings from April 8 to May 13 at Army Sustainment Command Headquarters Building at the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill. Registration is required by April 5. Through a national Memorandum of Understanding with the Veterans Administration, NAMI is working with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities to promote this specialized class for veteran and active-duty service member families. The course is designed for family members supporting a loved one living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury and other mental health conditions.

NAMI Family-to-Family will be held 12 Tuesday evenings from April 23 to July 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa. Register by April 19. The course is designed for family members and caregivers of individuals 18 years or older living with a mental health condition. Course topics include family response to trauma, diagnosis and dealing with critical periods, problem solving, communications skills, and self-care for caregivers. The program is taught by trained family members who have lived experience.

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1st Day of Class – Family to Family – Clinton

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

This 12-week education program will run through Monday June 3rd is offered at no cost to participants.

This program is nationally developed and federal agency approved. A grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region makes this program possible.

Please note: this program will run every Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start for a phone screening and location directions.

To register, please call 1-800-850-5440 for course # 3813 or go online: https://bit.ly/2BbE9y7 Registration ends March 25th ( up to class 2).

Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have chosen to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSOR: This course is made possible by a grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region


Now Registering NAMI Family-to-Family @ St. Paul

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

This 12-week education program will run Tuesdays April 23 to July 9. It is offered at no cost to participants.

This program is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. A grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region makes this program possible.

Please note: this program will run every Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start by an instructor for a phone screening.

Or call 563-386-7477 ext.266 M-F 10-2.

Registration ends April 30 (up to Class 2). Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have been trained to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSOR: This course is made possible by a grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region


Now Registering Family to Family – Clinton

Instructors will call 1-2 weeks prior to start of class.

Clinton class begins March 4. Register 1-800-850-5440 for course # 3813 or go online: https://bit.ly/2BbE9y7 . Registration ends March 11 if seats are available.

Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.

Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

The program is taught by trained family members who have chosen to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.

Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Medication review
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Self-care
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNER: The Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region grant makes this course possible.


NAMI Offers Family Education for Clinton and Jackson Counties

NAMI is offering an education program designed for family members who support an adult living with a mental health condition. The course is made available by a grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Service Region that includes Jackson and Clinton counties.

NAMI Family-to-Family program is 12 Monday evenings beginning March 4 at Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Boulevard, Clinton. The course is designed for family members and caregivers of individuals 18 years or older living with a mental health condition. Course topics include family response to trauma, diagnosis and dealing with critical periods, problem solving, communications skills, and self-care for caregivers.

Registration is required by calling Clinton Community College 1-800-850-5440, Course #3813, or visiting online. Additional information about NAMI is available by calling 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F 10-2).

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First Day of Class for Family to Family Bettendorf

Download the flier here: NAMI Family to Family Flier Heritage Church 2019.pub

NAMI Family-to-Family Class is free to family members and caregivers who have a loved one 18 or older living with a serious mental health condition. This is a nationally-developed program delivered locally by trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental illness.

12-week class January 17 to April 4 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Heritage Church Bettendorf Campus. Registrations may be accepted through Class 2 (January 24) if space is still available.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE