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COLTRAIN: STOP SHAMING SUICIDE VICTIMS, INCLUDING BENNINGTON

August 1, 2017

COLTRAIN: STOP SHAMING SUICIDE VICTIMS, INCLUDING BENNINGTON http://daily-iowan.com/ The death of Linkin Park singer, Chester Bennington, highlights the need for our society to become better educated on mental health. By Travis Coltrain travis-coltrain@uiowa.edu Recently, the world learned of the loss of Chester Bennington, frontman for the band Linkin Park. His suicide, just a few months more »

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Stories from the front lines of Iowa’s mental health crisis

May 23, 2017

On April 16, I wrote an essay for the Register about the deaths of my neighbors — Mark, Charla, and Tawni Nicholson — and about their mentally ill son/brother Chase, who has been charged with murder in their deaths. I wrote the essay simply to express my sadness and anger over this family’s struggle to more »

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April Educational Program

April 14, 2017

“Mobile Crisis Outreach Program” By Rochelle Honey-Arcement Mobile Crisis Outreach/Follow-up Counselor Crisis Center of Johnson County Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 5:30 – Light meal – salad and sandwiches 6:00 – Membership Meeting 6:30 –“Mobile Crisis Outreach Program” Free Lunch Dining Room 1105 Gilbert Court, Suite 100 Iowa City

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Crisis training a new approach for law enforcement

March 22, 2017

Police, firefighters and emergency responders from across Iowa gathered in Iowa City on Monday for a week of training to unlearn everything they know about responding to people with mental illnesses. The 40-hour crisis intervention training is intended to give law enforcement better tools to identify symptoms of mental illnesses and techniques to de-escalate situations when more »

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NAMI Iowa Day on the Hill

February 14, 2017

Save the Date!   2017 Day on the Hill Wednesday March 29th in Des Moines Join us for a day of education and inspiration. Register for the event and learn more details HERE!

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