Slippery Rock Family Support Group

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Slippery Rock Family Support Group

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The first Saturday of each month, these meetings will be held at the Slippery Rock Community Library, 465 No. Main St., Slippery Rock, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

A peer-led group for adult family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:

  • Talk productively about your challenges and goals
  • Find a community who can relate
  • See the individual first, not the illness
  • Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may 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 anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Work for a better future in a realistic way
  • Benefit through other’s experiences
  • Discover your inner strength
  • Learn how to identify local resources and how to use them

Details

Date:
May 4
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Slippery Rock Community Library
465 N. Main St.
Slippery Rock, PA 16057 United States
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