The NEW NAMI Dubuque Office is Open!
NAMI Dubuque is proud to announce that our new office is open! It is located in the Schmid Innovation Center at 900 Jackson Street, Suite LL5-2B, Dubuque, Iowa. Our office hours are 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday-Friday. Our phone number is 563-557-NAMI (563-557-6264). Stop in to see us or give us a call. We will be glad to give you information about our NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) meetings and programs. If you miss us during our office hours, your call will be forwarded to a member on the NAMI Dubuque Board.
EDUCATIONAL AND CARE/SHARE MEETINGS
**NOTE** All meetings will now be held in the lower level Millwork Collective area in the Schmid Innovation Center (old CARADCO Building) at 900 Jackson, Dubuque. All meetings are free and open to the public.
FAMILY TO FAMILY EDUCATION COURSE
The next Family to Family Education Course begins Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. It is a free series of classes with a class meeting weekly for twelve weeks. The course is structured to help friends and/or family members understand and support individuals with mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. Please contact the NAMI Office at 563-557-6462 for more information. Pre-registration is required and the class is limited to 20 persons.
PEER TO PEER EDUCATION COURSE
The next Peer to Peer Education Course begins Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. It is a free series of 10 classes that meets weekly for adults living with mental illness. The course provides an educational setting focused on recovery that offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. For more information, contact the NAMI Office at 563-557-6462 or David at 563-213-8944. Pre-registration is required.
NAMI Dubuque July-September 2014 Newsletter
See PDF of newsletter at the bottom of the page.
*** Upcoming Events ***
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Care and Share Meeting At 7:00 PM
Two support groups will be available. One group is the Family Support group for family members, caregivers and friends. The other group is the NAMI Connections Support group for people who live with mental illness. The groups are free and are led by experiences facilitators. Come join us!
Thursday, September 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Two educational classes begin; Family to Family and Peer to Peer. Please see class description displayed above.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 Nature Trek at Swiss Valley from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
We all enjoyed the Nature Trek at Mines of Spain last year. Come join us this year at Swiss Valley for a nature hike and fly fishing demonstration. We have a speaker, Denny Weiss, who will talk about his work with the DNR and relate some great outdoor experiences. There will also be an opportunity to engage in an experience with the “Piece of me” campaign – a group dedicated to promoting anti-bullying.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM
We will have an educational event at the Schmid Innovation Center (common area outside the NAMI office). Jody Jansen, Central Point Coordinator, will discuss mental health funding and services for both local residents and statewide. Jody is the Director of the Dubuque County Mental Health and Developmental Disability Department.
Office hours—Monday-Friday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Mail: NAMI Dubuque, Schmid Innovation Center, 900 Jackson St., Suite LL5-2B.
Dubuque, IA 52001
Summer 2014 Newsletter (PDF File)