1st Day of Class NAMI Family-to-Family Kewanee

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Henry County – Kewanee Program

Because this class is funded with Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance funds, residents of Henry and adjoining Stark Counties will be given registration priority.  

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This program will run 8 Thursday evenings, September 10 to October 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. from  All registrants will be contacted by a course instructor 1 to 2 weeks before classes start to get to know you privately. Location is OSF St. Luke Medical Center, Kewanee.

  • Course registration online closes Sept. 9 at 2 p.m.
  • Late registrations may be accepted depending on availability – call office.
  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

Now Registering NAMI Family-to-Family Class

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Henry County – Kewanee Program

Because this class is funded with Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance funds, residents of Henry and adjoining Stark Counties will be given registration priority.  

Register Here.

This program will run 8 Thursday evenings, September 10 to October 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. from  All registrants will be contacted by a course instructor 1 to 2 weeks before classes start to get to know you privately. Location is OSF St. Luke Medical Center, Kewanee.

  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

Now Registering NAMI Family-to-Family Class

Need to Know More about this Program? Click Here.

Henry County – Kewanee Program

Because this class is funded with Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance funds, residents of Henry and adjoining Stark Counties will be given registration priority.  

Register Here.

This program will run 8 Thursday evenings, September 10 to October 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. from  All registrants will be contacted by a course instructor 1 to 2 weeks before classes start to get to know you privately. Location is OSF St. Luke Medical Center, Kewanee.

  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

DELAYED UNTIL SEPTEMBER. 1st Day Family-to-Family Kewanee

PLEASE GO AHEAD AND REGISTER AND WE’LL CONTACT YOU WITH NEW START DATE.
Who should attend: Family members and/or caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.
 
This 8-week education program is offered at no cost to participants and is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.
 
This program will run on Tuesday evenings beginning April 7 through May 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Register Online or call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2). Registration is open until April 14 @ 2 p.m.
An instructor will contact each registrant for a phone conversation 1-2 weeks before the program begins.
 
The group setting provides mutual support and shared positive impact—experience compassion and reinforcement from other family members who have been trained to become instructors as a result of taking this course themselves. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. In the program, you’ll learn about:
 
*Understanding Mental Health Conditions and Preparing for a Crisis
*Getting a Mental Health Diagnosis and Sharing our Stories
*Overview of Mental Health Conditions
*Treatment Options
*Communication Skills and Problem Solving
*Empathy and Recovery
*Moving Forward
Many describe this program as life changing. Join the hundreds of thousands of people who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.
THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS: This program is made possible by grants from Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance. Thank you to our host OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center.

Now Registering Family-to-Family Kewanee

Who should attend: Family members and/or caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.
This 8-week education program is offered at no cost to participants and is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.
This program will run on Tuesday evenings beginning April 7 through May 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Register Onlineor call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2). Registration is open until April 14 @ 2 p.m.
An instructor will contact each registrant for a phone conversation 1-2 weeks before the program begins.
The group setting provides mutual support and shared positive impact—experience compassion and reinforcement from other family members who have been trained to become instructors as a result of taking this course themselves. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. In the program, you’ll learn about:
*Understanding Mental Health Conditions and Preparing for a Crisis
*Getting a Mental Health Diagnosis and Sharing our Stories
*Overview of Mental Health Conditions
*Treatment Options
*Communication Skills and Problem Solving
*Empathy and Recovery
*Moving Forward
Many describe this program as life changing. Join the hundreds of thousands of people who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.
THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS: This program is made possible by grants from Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance. Thank you to our host OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center.

1st Day Muscatine Family to Family Class

Muscatine Community College beginning February 18. This program will run every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through April 7. We’ll be using a new 8-week format for this program. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start for a screening and room location.

  • To register call Muscatine Community College at UPDATING AND CORRECTING REGISTRATION NUMBERS: Toll Free 1-888-336-3907 or local 563-288-6100.  Course #9088. Registration ends February 25 (up to class 2).
  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

 


New Partners in Henry County Illinois

Thanks to 2020 grants from the Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and the Henry County Mental Health Alliance, NAMI will bring its first class to Kewanee, Illinois in April 2020. NAMI Family-to-Family educates family members and significant others supporting an adult loved one living with a mental health condition. Learn more here. 

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1st Day Blackhawk Family to Family

Blackhawk College beginning February 4. Because this class is funded with Rock Island County funds, residents of this county will be given registration priority.  This program will run every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through April 21. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start for a screening and room location. To register call Black Hawk College at 309-796-8223. Registration ends February 11 ( up to class 2). For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).


Family to Family Education Registration Now Open

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Moline Program.

Blackhawk College beginning February 4. Because this class is funded with Rock Island County funds, residents of this county will be given registration priority.  This program will run every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through April 21. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start for a screening and room location.

  • To register call Black Hawk College at 309-796-8223. Registration ends February 11 ( up to class 2).
  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

Muscatine Program.

Muscatine Community College beginning February 18. This program will run every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through April 7. We’ll be using a new 8-week format for this program. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start for a screening and room location.

  • To register call Muscatine Community College at 563–336–3444 Course #9088. Registration ends February 25 (up to class 2).
  • For further information, call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2).

WAITING LIST FOR FUTURE COURSE OFFERINGS. Register Here.


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