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
Bradley University is hosting a researcher from UIUC, Dr. Catharine Fairbairn, next month (April 23 at 630p) who will be talking about research on what motivates people to consume alcohol. The studies she will discuss are creative, interesting, and shine new light on what motivates people to drink, how it can become a problem, and directions for intervention. Details below.
Dr. Catharine Fairbairn Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Robert Michel Student Center Ballroom
A beer after work can relieve 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.
Family to Family – 12 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
Topics for this Newsletter: Depression! Some great articles on dealing with different kinds of depression.Read More