NAMI Chaffee County ( a chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness) will offer a free two-hour Virtual Mental Health Crisis Planning Workshop from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3. Preregistration is required.
Participants in this two-hour workshop will learn about the causes of a mental health crisis, how to recognize signs of a crisis, and steps to take. Participants will come away with a better understanding of de-escalation techniques, communication and advocacy skills, community resources, problem-solving and crisis prevention, as well as how to create a crisis plan.
NAMI programs change lives and offer the opportunity to share experiences in a safe and confidential setting, gaining insight, hope, acceptance, compassion and confidence in caring for a loved one with mental illness.
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI Chaffee County CO is an affiliate of NAMI Colorado. 970-823-4751