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This is a free education class designed to meet the unique needs of Military and Veteran Service Member Families. The program focuses on effectively supporting and advocating for a loved one diagnosed with a mental health condition including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or Traumatic Brain Injury.
NAMI Homefront will be held six Wednesdays evenings from April 4 to May 9 on the campus of Western Illinois University, Moline, Ill. Registration is required. Please contact NAMI by April 2 at 563-386-7477 Ext. 266.
Homefront is an adaptation of NAMI’s Family-to-Family program, which has been offered to hundreds of thousands of people. Through a national Memorandum of Understanding with the Veterans Administration, NAMI is actively working with the VA in Iowa City and Quad Cities to promote the class.
Homefront is offered free to adult family and friends who support an active-duty or veteran loved one with a mental health condition. Course topics include family response to trauma, diagnosis and dealing with critical periods, problem solving, communications skills, and self-care for caregivers. The program is taught by trained family members who have lived experience.