As much as we love NAMIWalks season – it’s time to wrap it up for 2020.
Registration and festivities open at 8 a.m. Step off is 9:30 a.m. Rain or Shine!
Join us for a fun, family-friendly 5K walk to support a serious cause. NAMIWalks Greater Mississippi Valley is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Veterans Memorial Park in Bettendorf. Proceeds are used to provide free education and support programs for families living with a mental health condition. Registration, children’s activities, music and warm-up presentation begins at 8 a.m. Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Dogs welcome!
We’ll be at the 10th Annual QC Caregiver Conference sponsored by Milestones Area Agency on Aging. NEW LOCATION: The Golden Leaf, 2902 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-484-3147
Save the Date: https://www.facebook.com/quadcitiesCVEB/
Music Promoter Joe Lee always produces a fun, cool day for alternative, bluegrass and rock music fans. Features 2 stages and 12 local and regional artists. Silent Art Auction organized by Carolyn Krueger, The ARTery, Rock Island.
Proceeds benefit NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley’s no-cost education and support programs.
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 online or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (10-2 M-F).
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.