NAMI Caregiver of Youth Support Group – In Person

The 5th Monday meeting is in person.
This is a specialized NAMI Family Support Group offered by NAMI volunteer parents of youth. It is open to parents, grandparents, foster parents or caregivers of a youth showing signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Held on an alternating schedule between in-person and virtual. Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in partnership with UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center, Moline. 
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays meet in person – Mighty Fortress Community Church, 4605 3rd Street Moline. (Across street from Robert Young Center.) Walk-ins welcome – no advance registration needed.
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays meet virtually. Advance registration required to provide Zoom link.
No charge to attendees. 
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Do not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences


About our Facilitators:

NAMI facilitators use a nationally-designed model for the group. These facilitators are family education instructors or graduates of a NAMI family education class specializing in youth. They, too, have experience with a young family member living with a mental health condition. These trained family members volunteer for NAMI with the hope of supporting other families with lived experience.

Please note:

NAMI does not provide counseling or therapy. Our family support and education programs complement the help you receive from healthcare and social work providers. This support group is held in partnership with UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center. A grant from Telligen to UnityPoint youth suicide prevention program makes this support group possible.

NAMI Caregiver of Youth Support Group – In Person

5th Mondays – group meets in person.

This is a specialized NAMI Family Support Group offered by NAMI volunteer parents of youth. It is open to parents, grandparents, foster parents or caregivers of a youth showing signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Held on an alternating schedule between in-person and virtual. Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in partnership with UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center, Moline. 
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays meet in person – Mighty Fortress Community Church, 4605 3rd Street Moline. (Across street from Robert Young Center.) Walk-ins welcome – no advance registration needed.
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays meet virtually. Advance registration required to provide Zoom link.
No charge to attendees. 
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Do not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences


About our Facilitators:

NAMI facilitators use a nationally-designed model for the group. These facilitators are family education instructors or graduates of a NAMI family education class specializing in youth. They, too, have experience with a young family member living with a mental health condition. These trained family members volunteer for NAMI with the hope of supporting other families with lived experience.

Please note:

NAMI does not provide counseling or therapy. Our family support and education programs complement the help you receive from healthcare and social work providers. This support group is held in partnership with UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center. A grant from Telligen to UnityPoint youth suicide prevention program makes this support group possible.

Virtual NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group

A group for adults living with a mental health condition. No cost to attend. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

This group is virtual for the time being – replacing the in-person meeting at the Butterworth Education Center, Moline.  Please register and we’ll send you video conferencing login in information.  For your privacy, no videotaping of meeting is allowed.

Register Now.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

This group will help you to:
~See the individual first, not the condition
~Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that have environmental triggers
~Understand that mental illness are traumatic events
~Aim for better coping skills
~Find strength in sharing experiences
~Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
~Not judge anyone’s pain
~Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
~Embrace humor as healthy
~Accept that we can not solve every problem

NAMI Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need. The group is led by trained facilitators who also have a mental health condition.


NAMI Caregiver of Youth Support Group – Virtual

The 4th Monday Meeting is Virtual
This is a specialized NAMI Family Support Group offered by NAMI volunteer parents of youth. It is open to parents, grandparents, foster parents or caregivers of a youth showing signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Held on an alternating schedule between in-person and virtual. Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in partnership with UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center, Moline. 
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays meet in person – Mighty Fortress Community Church, 4605 3rd Street Moline. (Across street from Robert Young Center.) Walk-ins welcome – no advance registration needed.
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays meet virtually. Advance registration required to provide Zoom link.
No charge to attendees. 
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Do not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences


About our Facilitators:

NAMI facilitators use a nationally-designed model for the group. These facilitators are family education instructors or graduates of a NAMI family education class specializing in youth. They, too, have experience with a young family member living with a mental health condition. These trained family members volunteer for NAMI with the hope of supporting other families with lived experience.

Please note:

NAMI does not provide counseling or therapy. Our family support and education programs complement the help you receive from healthcare and social work providers. This support group is held in partnership with UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center. A grant from Telligen to UnityPoint youth suicide prevention program makes this support group possible.

NAMI Family & Friends Seminar

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.

This is a virtual event via Zoom video conferencing. We are taking steps for your online privacy and safety. We ask that you register providing minimum basic information. No recording of these video meetings are allowed. Login link and meeting ID sent to you upon registration. Phone only is an option, but not recommended.

Register Here.

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 …
Once you’ve attended our seminar, we’ll send you Family & Friends companion eBook at no charge. It provides important information about mental health conditions including: conditions and diagnoses, treatment and recovery, crisis planning, resources and more.

Supported by Our Friends at: Muscatine Department of Public Health and Muscatine Health Support Granting Fund


Virtual NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group

A group for adults living with a mental health condition. No cost to attend. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

This group is virtual for the time being – replacing the in-person meeting at the Butterworth Education Center, Moline.  Please register and we’ll send you video conferencing login in information.  For your privacy, no videotaping of meeting is allowed.

Register Now.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

This group will help you to:
~See the individual first, not the condition
~Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that have environmental triggers
~Understand that mental illness are traumatic events
~Aim for better coping skills
~Find strength in sharing experiences
~Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
~Not judge anyone’s pain
~Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
~Embrace humor as healthy
~Accept that we can not solve every problem

NAMI Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need. The group is led by trained facilitators who also have a mental health condition.


NAMI Caregiver of Youth Support Group – Virtual

The 2nd Monday Meeting is Virtual
This is a specialized NAMI Family Support Group offered by NAMI volunteer parents of youth. It is open to parents, grandparents, foster parents or caregivers of a youth showing signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Held on an alternating schedule between in-person and virtual. Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in partnership with UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center, Moline. 
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays meet in person – Mighty Fortress Community Church, 4605 3rd Street Moline. (Across street from Robert Young Center.) Walk-ins welcome – no advance registration needed.
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays meet virtually. Advance registration required to provide Zoom link.
No charge to attendees. 
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Do not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences


About our Facilitators:

NAMI facilitators use a nationally-designed model for the group. These facilitators are family education instructors or graduates of a NAMI family education class specializing in youth. They, too, have experience with a young family member living with a mental health condition. These trained family members volunteer for NAMI with the hope of supporting other families with lived experience.

Please note:

NAMI does not provide counseling or therapy. Our family support and education programs complement the help you receive from healthcare and social work providers. This support group is held in partnership with UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center. A grant from Telligen to UnityPoint youth suicide prevention program makes this support group possible.

Virtual NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group

A group for adults living with a mental health condition. No cost to attend. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

This group is virtual for the time being – replacing the in-person meeting at the Butterworth Education Center, Moline.  Please register and we’ll send you video conferencing login in information.  For your privacy, no videotaping of meeting is allowed.

Register Now.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

This group will help you to:
~See the individual first, not the condition
~Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that have environmental triggers
~Understand that mental illness are traumatic events
~Aim for better coping skills
~Find strength in sharing experiences
~Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
~Not judge anyone’s pain
~Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
~Embrace humor as healthy
~Accept that we can not solve every problem

NAMI Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need. The group is led by trained facilitators who also have a mental health condition.


NAMI Caregiver of Youth Support Group – Virtual

The 4th Monday Meeting is Virtual
This is a specialized NAMI Family Support Group offered by NAMI volunteer parents of youth. It is open to parents, grandparents, foster parents or caregivers of a youth showing signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Held on an alternating schedule between in-person and virtual. Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in partnership with UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center, Moline. 
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays meet in person – Mighty Fortress Community Church, 4605 3rd Street Moline. (Across street from Robert Young Center.) Walk-ins welcome – no advance registration needed.
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays meet virtually. Advance registration required to provide Zoom link.
No charge to attendees. 
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Do not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences


About our Facilitators:

NAMI facilitators use a nationally-designed model for the group. These facilitators are family education instructors or graduates of a NAMI family education class specializing in youth. They, too, have experience with a young family member living with a mental health condition. These trained family members volunteer for NAMI with the hope of supporting other families with lived experience.

Please note:

NAMI does not provide counseling or therapy. Our family support and education programs complement the help you receive from healthcare and social work providers. This support group is held in partnership with UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center. A grant from Telligen to UnityPoint youth suicide prevention program makes this support group possible.

Virtual NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group

A group for adults living with a mental health condition. No cost to attend. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

This group is virtual for the time being – replacing the in-person meeting at the Butterworth Education Center, Moline.  Please register and we’ll send you video conferencing login in information.  For your privacy, no videotaping of meeting is allowed.

Register Now.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

This group will help you to:
~See the individual first, not the condition
~Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that have environmental triggers
~Understand that mental illness are traumatic events
~Aim for better coping skills
~Find strength in sharing experiences
~Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
~Not judge anyone’s pain
~Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
~Embrace humor as healthy
~Accept that we can not solve every problem

NAMI Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need. The group is led by trained facilitators who also have a mental health condition.