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NAMI Workshops

From: Tuesday, September 4 6:00 PM
To: Thursday, September 20 11:00 PM

Three courses are starting up at NAMI of Greater Des Moines, 511 East 6th St, DSM.

Family to Family, November 4-20 

Workshop designed for family members, significant others and friends of individuals living with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members.

Peer to Peer Workshop, September 10-November 12

A recovery education course open to anyone experiencing a mental health challenge and is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants.

Art as Meditation Workshop, September 20-October 25

This workshop teaches participants how to use creativity, imagination and art to process life experiences.  Workshop sessions are quiet and help individuals learn and practice mindfulness, attention, awareness, openness, acceptance, non-judgment and non-reaction techniques.  A weekly homework assignment is included as an invitation to practice art as meditation in day-to-day life. Cost $20.

For more info, call 515.850.1467 or email.

NAMI Workshops