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Event Name:NAMI Mental Health Classes
Event Type(s):Community Event
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Description:NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 
Event Date:9/5/2019
9/12/2019
9/19/2019
9/26/2019
10/3/2019
10/10/2019
10/17/2019
10/24/2019
10/31/2019
11/7/2019
11/14/2019
11/21/2019
Event Time:6:00 pm- 8:30 pm
Location:St Paul Luthern Church
116 E Military Rd
Postville, IA

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Contact Person:Susan Friedrich
(phone: 563-422-7882)
Details:The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive
impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand
your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you'll
learn about:

• How to manage crises, solve problems, and communicate effectively
• Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
• Developing the confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion
• Finding and using local supports and services
• Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
• Current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects
• The impact of mental illness on the entire family

The class and materials are provided free of charge,
but registration is required.
 
Links:http://family2familyNEiowa4.everbrite.com ?srh=NAMI+Mental+Health+Classes
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