Next NAMI MeetingWritten by Theresa Rose on May 15, 2015
NAMI of Henry County meets the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be held Tuesday May 19 from 7-8 p.m. at the First Methodist Church at 309 North Main in Mt Pleasant in room 911. The featured speakers will be: Kristen Helm, the Director of the southeast Iowa mental health region of Hillcrest. Kristen is currently serving as the elected representative for the South East Iowa Link (SEIL). She will be sharing with the group the functions of the Advisory Board and Change Agent Meetings as well as the current goals the group is working on as a region. She will be providing information about how Mt Pleasant community members can be a part of this exciting time of change to improve mental health services in our area and region.
Lori Moorman of First Resources Corporation, Mt Pleasant Area will be sharing about the recently opened Drop In Center in Mt Pleasant and what is has to offer to the citizens of our community. She will also be collecting and implementing ideas for programs and activities that participants feel would improve the quality of their lives. Lori has been providing direct care services and Service Coordinator to individuals with Intellectual disabilities and Mental Illness for over 15 years in Henry County.