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
Our next Family to Family Education Course began on Monday, January 20th 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 Mark at 563-590-9357 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 began on Monday, January 20th 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 David at 563-213-8944.
Pre-registration is required.
Fall 2013 NAMI Dubuque Newsletter
See PDF of newsletter at the bottom of the page.
*** Upcoming Events ***
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Care and Share Meetings
Two support groups will be available. One group is the Family Support group for family members and caregivers. The other group is the NAMI Connections Support Group for people who live with a mental illness. These groups are free and are led by experienced facilitators. Come join us!
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM
NAMI Basics Education Course
The NAMI Basics Education Course is designed for parents and family caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental illness. The participants will learn how to manage crisis, communicate effectively, advocate for their children, develop strategies for care giving and gain hope for recovery. The classes will be taught by
teachers trained by NAMI Iowa. This confidential and free course will meet from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on three Saturdays—February 15, February 22 and March 1. Pre-registration is required as the class is limited to 20 persons. Call Judy at 563-451-6139 to register.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Representatives from various nonprofits in the Millwork Collective will explain their mission and present opportunities to partner with NAMI Dubuque for new and expanded activities in our community.
Mondays in February at 6:30 PM
The Family to Family and the Peer to Peer Education courses will continue meeting every Monday at 6:30 PM.
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
NAMI Dubuque Fall 2013 Newsletter (PDF File)