NAMI Family & Friends Seminar @ Rock Island Public Library

10/12/2019 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM CT


  • Free


Bettendorf YMCA
3800 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA 52722
United States of America
Room Number: Multipurpose Room


90 min seminar at RI Public Library




Family & Friends is a free 90 minute seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them.



October 12th 2019

9:30 - 11:00 AM

Rock Island Public Library

2nd Floor Community Room

401 19th St, Rock Island, IL


What You’ll Learn

This free seminar is led by trained people with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition. They will cover these 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.


Thank You to These Partners

These seminars are possible by the generosity of our grant partners. In Scott County: The Regional Development Authority. 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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