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 is offering two online events in the Muscatine area.
NAMI Family & Friends is 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 is offered
virtually via video conference. Registration is required.
• August 8 at 10 a.m. – register at https://bit.ly/3f1ZKuY.
• September 12 at 10 a.m. – register at https://bit.ly/31e9kpF.
This program is made possible by a grant from the Muscatine Health Support Fund and support
from the Muscatine Community Foundation. NAMI is partnering 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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