NAMI Southwest Iowa

Volunteer Opportunity:
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator
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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who have been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.
- Free of cost to participants
- Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions.
- Led by people with mental health conditions.
- 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location).
- No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed.
- Confidential.

Who can be a Facilitator:
- Prospective facilitators must be an adult with a mental illness who is living in recovery.
- Must have willingness to undergo training and to adhere to the NAMI CONNECTION recovery support
group model.
- Commitment to sharing in a rotating weekly support group schedule for a minimum of one year.
- Ability to provide group participant data as required.
- Willingness to identify potential new facilitators from their support group.
- Positive regard for, or personal experience with mutual support.
- Be or become a member of NAMI prior to training.

NOTE: The days/times are flexible.

Next occurrence is Monday, September 26th, 2022, 6:30pm - 8pm
Repeats weekly at 6:30pm for 52 times
Flexible Timing
Timing is flexible within the designated time frame, or opportunity can be scheduled directly with nonprofit.
Location Details
Offsite Location
Indoor Project

United States

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