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Friday, June 18, 2021

    NAMI now registering for Family and Friends Seminar

    NAMI Greater Mississippi Valleyhttp://www.namigmv.org/
    One in five people experience a mental health disorder in any given year. This grassroots organization is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, providing free education and support programs to individuals and families living with a mental health condition. NAMI GMV serves residents in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

    Muscatine Living

    MUSCATINE, Iowa–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. NAMI will offer two online events in the Muscatine area.

    NAMI Family and Friends provides a seminar is led by trained family volunteers with lived experience of supporting a loved one living with a mental health condition. Topics include understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery, effective communication strategies, the importance of self-care, crisis preparation strategies, and NAMI and community resources. This event will take virtually via video conference. You must register to attend.

    • August 8 at 10 a.m. – register at https://bit.ly/3f1ZKuY.
    • September 12 at 10 a.m. – register at https://bit.ly/31e9kpF.

    A grant from the Muscatine Health Support Fund and support from the Muscatine Community Foundation make this seminar possible. NAMI partnered with the Muscatine Department of Public Health to promote early detection and treatment for mental health conditions. To learn more about NAMI programs visit www.namigmv.org.

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