FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP :  Confidential group meetings for families and friends of individuals living with a mental illness.  Meets the first Thursday of each month from 6:30-8pm, at Midwest Dental, 3063 Meadowlark Ln, Altoona, WI (off Riverprairie Dr, across from Woodman's Grocery and next to Kwik-Trip). Next meeting Thursday,  Feb 9th, 2017.

GENERAL MEETINGS:  Educational meetings focusing on mental health topics, free and open to the public, third Tuesday of the month (Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, March, April, May only), 6:30-8pm at LE Phillips Memorial Public Library (Downstairs) in Eau Claire.  NEXT MEETING:  Tuesday, February 21, 2017, Topic: Depression.

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASS:  A NAMI Signature Program that consisits of a series of 12 weekly classes that meet for 2-1/2 hrs each, designed for family and caregivers of individuals living with a mental illness; focuses on the biology of the major brain disorders, pharmacology, coping and communication skills, and sharing with others experiencing a similar situation.  Led by NAMI trained facilitators.  NEXT CLASS:  Starting Tuesdays, February 21 to May 9, 2017 from 6-8:30pm.  Pre-registration is required, please call to register or for more information.  (715) 450-6484


Greg Habben                   President

Fiza Hussain, MD            Vice President

Karlene Kramer               Secretary

Jodi Bright                        Treasurer

Chick Lindsey                   At-Large

Jodi Bright                         At-Large

Deb Lorasch-Gunderson  At-Large


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1 in 4 adults and 1in10 children will be diagnosed each year with a mental health disorder.  Join us in providing resources to these families and individuals to improve their lives.

NAMI Chippewa Valley's mission is to be the local affiliate to provide education, support and advocacy to families and individuals living with a mental illness.

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For more than 6 years, National Alliance on Mental Illness Chippewa Valley has devoted its energy to passionately educating, supporting and advocating for the families and individuals living with a mental illness in the Chippewa Valley. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations of money and time. .




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   PO BOX 0984, Eau Claire, WI

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