San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
CONNECTIONS Support Group
Date: Monday Sept 26th 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Alpine Bank (Top Floor of Tower)
Contact: Skye Dayne 720-481-9079 firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE GROUP: NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is FREE, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness and day to day struggles. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI- trained facilitators who have been there and are in one form of recovery.
WHAT YOU"LL GAIN: By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.
NAMI CONNECTION RECOVERY GROUP WILL HELP YOU:
- See the individual first, not the illness
- Recognize that mental illness are medical illnesses that have environmental triggers.
- Understand that mental illnesses are traumatic events
- Aim for better coping skills
- Find Strength in sharing experiences
- Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
- Not judge anyones pain
- Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
- Embrace humour as healthy
- Accept that we cannot solve every problem
- Work for a better future in a realistic way
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
"NAMI Connection has enabled me to take a good look at my illness and I am not alone. The program has given me additional tools to not only accept my illness, but to help others along the way"
"..People can solve problems (at a NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group). It isnt a bunch of sad stories; people are coming up with solutions and stuff to do for the next week. One of our group attendees is taking her meds and getting herself to her counselor and is just about able to go back to her career in great part of Connections. "
Come join us for a sense of belonging to your community in Summit County
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
free parking on site
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Skye Dayne 720-481-9079 email@example.com
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When & Where
Skye Dayne NAMI HIGH COUNTRY
Skye lives in the beautiful Colorado mountains. Living with mental illness in recovery.
Skye Dayne: NAMI IOOV Presenter, Connections Facilitator, NAMI High Country Board Member
Health and Wellness are Skyes passion each and every day.