NAMI Family & Friends Seminar @ MLK Center

06/13/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST




Family & Friends is a free 90-minute seminar that informs people who have loved ones living 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.


Thursday, June 13, 2019

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center


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. You can download it for free at Amazon and Barnes & Noble where select languages are available for the Kindle, Nook and compatible ebook apps.


This seminar is made possible by the following grant sources - Thank You! In Rock Island and Henry Counties: The Doris & Victor Day Foundation, The Moline Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation, and Rock Island Community Foundation.



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