MONTHLY EDUCATIONAL DINNER MEETING WITH GUEST SPEAKER!
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This month’s speaker is Jon Ray MFT has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. He started working in the field while living in Brazil, providing all types of mental health services to remote communities with little to no mental health resources. Jon has worked in many settings including psychiatric hospitals, community clinics, NNAMHS/Mental Health Court and in private practice for 10 years. Jon is the clinical director for Maple Star Nevada which provides a wide range of mental health services to our community.
Jon will be speaking on the topic of resiliency at the NAMI family talk on August 30th. He will explain what resiliency is and why it is important for consumers and their family members, the harm caused by lack of resiliency skills, ways to improve resiliency, and how perception shapes resiliency. Jon will present recent research on this topic as well.
NAMI Northern Nevada’s focus is to provide information to families and people living with mental illnesses in areas of advocacy, mental illness education, support and services and wellness skills.
Everyone is welcome. We invite you to bring a side dish if you are able and we look forward to seeing you.
Dinner begins at 6pm and the speaker or presention starts at 6:25 and we will be done by 7:30pm
Thursday, August 30th at The Bridge Church at 1330 Foster Drive in Reno
Please visit our Crisis Page for resources if you are in need of immediate assistance.