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 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).

 



NAMI Family & Friends @ Musser Library

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.

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
This seminar is made possible by a grant from the Muscatine Health Support Granting Fund.


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).


NAMI Family & Friends Seminar at Trinity Lutheran

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.

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
This seminar is made possible by grants from The Rock Island Community Foundation and Rauch Family Foundation.


Rock Island County Farm Bureau Presentation

Vicki Walters will be presenting NAMI programs to members of Farm Bureau. Keynote is Adrienne DeSutter, a farmer and Behavioral Health Consultant in Agriculture Wellness.

We’ll be in room 103/104 of WIU QC campus Riverfront Hall from 8-11am.


HON Retirees Presentation

Education Coordinator Vicki Walters will visit with HON Retirees at the American Legion in Muscatine at noon today. Learn more about NAMI’s expanded programming in Muscatine County.


Bucktown Wine Walk for NAMI

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Purchase a hand painted wine glass and sample unique wines from Dimitri Wine & Spirits. Enjoy the strolling Black Hawk College Community Chorale. Shop for unique gifts made by local artists.

Wine glass and 5 sampling tickets are $20. Try an interesting red or white wine, or sparkling water.

A portion of gallery sales will be donated to artists programming at Bucktown and NAMI.

See the special exhibit “Show Your Colors – Celebrate the Unity in Our Community” November 16 to January 11.

NOTE: The second floor of Bucktown is not handicap accessible. The building’s elevator was ruined in the Big Flood and is still under re-construction. The galleries are jam-packed on the first floor with things to see and the Chorale will perform on the first floor as well.


Family to Family Education Registration Now Open

Need to Know More about this Program? Click Here.

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.


Shop for NAMI at Bucktown through December 15

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Bucktown Center for the Arts invites you to explore and find fabulous holiday gifts. A percentage of gallery sales through December 15 goes to the NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley for no-cost family education programs.

There is something for everyone at Bucktown. Find gifts from under $10 to large paintings and sculptures. New artists include jewelry, handmade clothing, soaps, and toy dolls and animals.

Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special Sunday hours noon to 4 p.m. through December 15.

Want to keep your gift a secret? Paint your own gift wrap and we’ll wrap your present Saturday December 14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday December 15 from noon to 4 p.m.