NAMI plans educational meeting, family course
The Rowan chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness has a meeting coming up this week and a free course starting June 7.
Veteran Tom Harrell will be the featured speaker a the NAMI Education Meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd. He will talk about Coffee Therapy and how it benefits everyone.
The event is free and open to the public.
On Saturday, June 7, a new NAMI Family 2 Family evidenced-based, 12-week free course will start at the Hefner VA Medical Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Building 6 Learning Center.
The course offers information, insight and understanding. It will be taught by trained NAMI family members who have relatives with mental illness. The course teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.
For more information or to sign up, please call Peggy Mangold at 704-640-8811 or Joyce Parra at 704-645-1030.
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