MAKE A DIFFERENCE
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).
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, January 17, 2017 from 6:30-8pm. We will be holding a Suicide Prevention Training (QPR), "Question, Persuade, Refer".
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
NAMI Chippewa Valley
PO BOX 0984, Eau Claire, WI
interested in making a difference in someone life? Have an interest or passion to help others who are living with a brain disorder? Join our Board of Directors and help us promote our programs and achieve our mission. Board meets once per month on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8pm. Help us connect and network with other groups and partners in the Chippewa Valley, promote and fund raise to support our programs, help recruit volunteers and other board members, and provide ideas and direction to our group. Contact us or any of our board members if you are interested in volunteering!
Greg Habben President
Fiza Hussain, MD Vice President
Karlene Kramer Secretary
Virginia Wolf Treasurer
Chick Lindsey At-Large
Jodi Bright At-Large
Deb Lorasch-Gunderson At-Large
Brenda Goettl 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. .