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NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS:  MARCH 2nd.   New 8 week format, formerly 12 weeks.  This is our signature program, taught all across the U.S. for family members, friends and loved ones to help them understand and gain knowledge about mental illnesses.   This program teaches support skills for them and their loved ones and also helps in maintaining their own well-being.  Please call 309-360-6972 or 309-693-0541 to learn more. This class is FREE OG CHARGE, but registration is required.  


Basics Education Program:  Please call to register for the next class beginning March 24th.   This six week course is for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental illness.  Basics is taught by parents who have lived similar experiences with their own kids and have received training to teach this course.  The class runs from March 24th through April 28th.  Call 309-251-5830 or 309-693-0541.  The class is FREE OF CHARGE, but registration is required. 

Education Meetings:  First Thursday of Most Months:  7pm to 8:30pm, ICC North, Poplar Hall, Room 127

Monthly Support Groups, The 3rd Thursday each month, at 7pm
ICC Peoria Campus Poplar Hall
Connection: for people living with a mental health challenge, meets in Poplar 132
Family: for family members, close friends, meets in Poplar 132



In The News: NAMI Tri-County Illinois

February 19, 2020

Focusing on Trauma.  There is a lot of great info in this newsletter.

Click here to view: March, April & May 2020 Family Forum Newsletter


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    Click here for latest Family Forum Newsletter:   December 2019, January & February 2020 Newsletter

    Holiday Party!   When: Thursday, December 12th, setup at 5pm, dinner served at 6pm. What: Potluck Dinner – Meat & drinks provided by NAMI.  Please bring a dish to pass or just come, they’ll be plenty!    Where: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 526 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL   Phone 309-693-0541 with any questions & Read More

    Check out the newsletter for more details:  September, October & November 2019. 


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    June, July & August 2019

    Annual election of our NAMI Officers: June 6th, 2019 at our monthly education meeting. Also in this issue: HOW DOES CULTURE AFFECT MENTAL HEALTH? It’s a great write-up! AND mark your calendar’s for our annual fundraiser featuring PhanieRae & the Soul Shakers. Instead of our annual Pork Chop Fest or Hog Roast. we are partnering with the 5th Quarter in East Peoria. Saturday, September 21st. 7 to 10pm. They have a great local following and they Read More

    In the newest edition of our Family Forum Newsletter we focus on Bipolar Disorder, Fact vs. Myth.   Also be sure to read about Illinois’ Recovery & Empowerment Calls on page 5.  It’s a great tool for those living with a mental health condition and receiving mental health services.  You can read it in the newsletter or from our homepage, click on: ILLINOIS RECOVERY & EMPOWERMENT CALLS.

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    Family to Family12 Week Course Next Class begins: Thursday evening, March 7th at ICC East Peoria Campus, 6:30pm. Please call 309-693-0541 or 309-251-5830 to register for this class. Parents, spouses, friends, or adult children of people with mental illnesses are invited to participate in the next 12-week course. There is no charge for this NAMI signature program. Participants will learn and collect valuable information to help them understand and support an ill relative while maintaining their own Read More

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