New Webinars and 2021 Speaker Series: Inspiration in the midst of uncertainty and practical tools to help you navigate new situations.
Workshops & Resources Presented by NAMI of Greater Des Moines. Delivering comprehensive outreach & education is the heart of our mission. Our goal is to ensure that mental health services and supports are readily accessible to everyone in need.
We’ve developed a platform created specifically for the issues facing our community. And we’ve transformed the way our programs are delivered by launching new virtual sessions to improve accessibility and maximize community impact. As always, these events are absolutely free & everyone is welcome.
2021 Speaker Series.
We’re back with a new lineup packed with some of the top motivational speakers in the country!
March 3 | Sarah Noll Wilson | Chronically Curious | 12-1:00p CST
Diagnosed with a panic disorder and ADHD in her 30s, Sarah shares her humorous and inspirational journey of self-discovery.
March 17 | Claudia Schabel | The Neuroscience of Inclusion | 12-1:00p CST
Claudia shares strategies to develop and leverage workplace diversity with tools to uncover unconscious biases.
March 31 | Devin Henderson | Something Greater is Always Possible | 12-1:00p CST
Award-winning comedian, magician, and father of six daughters, shares how to use a “possibility mindset” to rise through unexpected challenges.
April 14 | John Register | Amputate Your Fear | 12-1:00p CST
Four-time All American, decorated Gulf War veteran, amputee, and Paralympic medalist speaks on “hurdling adversity.”
Communication Do’s & Don’ts: Thurs 2/18 from 12-1:00p CST
Understanding how mental illness impacts thinking and behavior helps to reduce frustration & stress, and improves outcomes for everyone. Learn simple tools to manage conflict and express feelings, verbal and non-verbal messaging, cognitive reframing and active listening techniques in this one-hour session.
Click to Register https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1316068330420/WN_OM0MhAl9Rt6ssmsPYybTlQ
Understanding ADHD: Tues 2/23 from 12-1:00p CST
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not just about hyperactive people and short attention spans. An accessible guide to understanding causation, symptoms and treatment options for ADHD. Learn practical tips for managing symptoms and helping others with a licensed therapist during this one-hour session.
Click to Register https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1316068330420/WN_I4jm4jyDTkWXxiXvRZXTsg
Problem Solving: Thurs 2/25 from 12-1:00p CST
Confronting problems can be challenging. Heightened emotionality, irrational thinking, impaired judgment, impulsivity, and distorted perceptions interfere with our ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently. Learn strategies for effective problem solving and conflict management with a licensed therapist.
Click to Register https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1316068330420/WN_FDp34hlXRHC3HGWL8uV-0w