The Pandemic Pause of 2020! This issue focusses on the pandemic and how we cope and deal with it. We’re in a new kind of normal in all of this, but we are all in it together and together, we will beat it and get our lives nack to normal.
This quarter’s newsletter focusses on trauma in our lives.
Our monthly education meetings held at ICC North Peoria Campus will talk about this important topic.
First Thursday of Most Months: 7pm to 8:30pm, ICC North, Poplar Hall, Room 127
March 5 Education Meeting: Recovering From Trauma
April 2nd Education Meeting: Trauma within the Family
May 7th Education Meeting: Bullying!
Come join us! Food, Fellowship & Fun!
Holiday Party: Thursday, December 12th, 5pm setup with dinner at 6pm.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 526 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL
Potluck Dinner- Meat and drinks provided by NAMI, please bring a dish to pass & share or just come! We’ll have plenty!
Call 309-693-0541 with any questions.
PhanieRae & The Soul Shakers! Our annual fundraiser is taking a soulful change this year! We’re skipping our usual Pork Chop/Hog Roast and teaming up with The 5th Quarter in East Peoria for a really great, fun event. Check it out and please tell a friend!
Click here for The 5th Quarter’s Website: The 5th Quarter’s Website
Information about our upcoming fundraisers and education meetings, introduction of new Board Members, and data about the effects of marijuana on the brain can be found in this newsletter.
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 are a great soulful band.
March, April & May 2019
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.
December 2018, January & February 2019
Topics for this Newsletter: Depression!
Some great articles on dealing with different kinds of depression.
September, October & November 2018
Anxiety & Panic Attacks!
Pork Chop Fest: Saturday, Sept 22nd, 3:30 to 6:30pm
June, July and August 2018
NAMI Releases New Crisis Guidelines
March, April and May 2018
Silver Linings Playbook Movie Night!
May 3rd – 6:45 PM
December, January and February 2018
Christmas Party! Thursday, Dec 7th, 6pm Dinner
Immanuel Lutheran Church
526 East Washington St.
East Peoria, IL
Pork Chop Fest! Detweiller Park: Saturday, Sept 23, 3-7pm
The Tom Beckman Band will entertain!
Mental Health Awareness Week: October 2-7.
Media and Behavioral Health
Concerns about the Health Care Bill
Educational Opportunities with upcoming classes
Dual Diagnosis Article
Unbroken Glass Film!
COGs is Active Again: Page 4
Calendar of Events: Page 7
Personality Disorders: Page 8-11
Mental Health Reform!
Mental Health Workshops
Mental Health Court in Tazewell County
Merry Christmas Everyone!
No Education Meeting This Month
But join us for the Christmas Party!
How Does the Tri-County Area Handle
-The Jason DeShaw Performance
-Serenity in the Storm
-Living with Bipolar Disorder
– Sleep and Mental Health
– Helping During Trauma
– Psychotherapies: Neurotherapy, Brainmapping, and others
– Healthy Family Relationships
– Mental Health Challenges for College Students
– Physical Health and Mental Illness
– Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
– Mental Health for Children and Adolescents
– Mental Health for the Elderly