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
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma
We’ll be at the Veterans Administration Summit at Coralville Library 1401 5th St, Coralville today
Calling all sponsors, team captains or those interested in becoming a team captain. NAMIWalks will be just 8 weeks away and it’ll be time to celebrate our successes so far and put this walk season into high gear! Come advocate with us for families and mental health services in our community. RSVP for up to 2 people at email@example.com or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F 10-2).
If you have not yet set up your 2019 team page, please visit www.namiwalks.org/greatermississippivalley or contact Rebecca Ludin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans Experience Action Center Services Include:
The most comprehensive Veteran resource event in the region July 19 and 20, 2019.
- Benefits compensation and pension claims
- Wellness exams, on-site enrollment in VA health care benefits
- Social services, including caregiver support and home health care
- Mental health counseling and opioid safety education
- Homeless, low-income housing and vocational support services – Volunteer and employment opportunities – Vocational rehabilitation, loan guarantee and education services – VA Mobile Vet Center – VA National Cemetery Administration Memorial Benets – Services from community partners, including: – Information and referrals – Legal services
- Resilience and preparedness information
- And much more!
In Our Own Voice presenters Gail and Lynn will tell their own stories of living with a mental health condition. This is an opportunity to learn first-hand about the challenges, realities and good things that come from living in recovery.
If your organization would like to schedule this no-cost community presentation, please give us a call at 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 M-F 10-2 or email email@example.com