1st Day Homefront Class

For Service Member Families supporting a loved one living with a mental health condition such as PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and more. This course is approved by the Veterans Administration under a Memorandum of Understanding with NAMI. We’re working locally with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities veterans organizations.

NAMI Homefront is a no cost, six session education program for family and friends of Military Service Members and Veterans. It focuses on the unique needs of active duty and veterans communities, such as post-deployment and post-discharge transitions. The course is designed to help family members understand and support their loved one while maintaining their own well-being.

The instructors of this course are also family members who have experience with military culture and know what it is like to have a loved one living with a mental health condition.

NAMI Homefront is an adaptation of the evidence-based NAMI Family to Family Education Program, which has been used in VA health facilities since the late 1990s.

Register online.   Or contact our office 10-2 M-F at 563-386-7477 ext.266 or coordinator@namigmv.org. Registration deadline is Friday, April 5th, 2 p.m. An instructor will contact all participants 1-2 weeks before the program starts.

Registration Deadline NAMI Homefront at RI Arsenal ASC HQ

For Service Member Families supporting a loved one living with a mental health condition such as PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and more. This course is approved by the Veterans Administration under a Memorandum of Understanding with NAMI. We’re working locally with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities veterans organizations.

NAMI Homefront is a no-cost, six-session education program for family and friends of Military Service Members and Veterans. It focuses on the unique needs of active duty and veterans communities, such as post-deployment and post-discharge transitions. The course is designed to help family members understand and support their loved one while maintaining their own well-being.

The instructors of this course are also family members who have experience with military culture and know what it is like to have a loved one living with a mental health condition.

NAMI Homefront is an adaptation of the evidence-based NAMI Family to Family Education Program, which has been used in VA health facilities since the late 1990s.

Or contact our office 10-2 M-F at 563-386-7477 Ext. 266.
Registration deadline is Friday, April 5th, 2 p.m. An instructor will contact all participants 1-2 weeks before the program starts.

NAMI Spring Family Education Class Schedule

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley offers free nationally-developed education programs that teach families to cope, communicate and effectively advocate for a loved one living with a mental health condition. To register for NAMI courses, visit www.namigmv.org or call 563-386-7477 Ext. 266.

NAMI Homefront will be held six Wednesday evenings from April 8 to May 13 at Army Sustainment Command Headquarters Building at the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill. Registration is required by April 5. Through a national Memorandum of Understanding with the Veterans Administration, NAMI is working with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities to promote this specialized class for veteran and active-duty service member families. The course is designed for family members supporting a loved one living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury and other mental health conditions.

NAMI Family-to-Family will be held 12 Tuesday evenings from April 23 to July 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa. Register by April 19. The course is designed for family members and caregivers of individuals 18 years or older living with a mental health condition. Course topics include family response to trauma, diagnosis and dealing with critical periods, problem solving, communications skills, and self-care for caregivers. The program is taught by trained family members who have lived experience.

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Now Registering Homefront @ RI Arsenal ASQC HQ

For Service Member Families supporting a loved one living with a mental health condition such as PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and more. This course is approved by the Veterans Administration under a Memorandum of Understanding with NAMI. We’re working locally with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities veterans organizations.

NAMI Homefront is a no cost, six session education program for family and friends of Military Service Members and Veterans. It focuses on the unique needs of active duty and veterans communities, such as post-deployment and post-discharge transitions. The course is designed to help family members understand and support their loved one while maintaining their own well-being.

The instructors of this course are also family members who have experience with military culture and know what it is like to have a loved one living with a mental health condition.

NAMI Homefront is an adaptation of the evidence-based NAMI Family to Family Education Program, which has been used in VA health facilities since the late 1990s.

Register online.   Or contact our office 10-2 M-F at 563-386-7477 ext.266 or coordinator@namigmv.org. Registration deadline is Friday, April 5th, 2 p.m. An instructor will contact all participants 1-2 weeks before the program starts.