Gloucester Resource Council

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Stuff the Bus – Salvation Army

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Stuff the bus with school supplies!
This event, hosted by The Salvation Army of Gloucester, will be taking place August 3rd and 4th at Gloucester Walmart, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed!
Applications for school supplies are being accepted beginning through August 9, 2017. Apply at The Salvation Army – 7059 Linda Circle Hayes, VA (804-642-3960).

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NAMI Family-to-Family

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The Mid-Tidewater Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering help for families! Family-to-Family consists of 12 classes for persons who care for or are related to individuals affected with Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive/ Compulsive Disorder, Co-occurring Brain Disorders and Addictive Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.
• Classes are structured to help family members understand and provide support while maintaining their own well being.
• Participants receive current information about mental illness, medications, and research on effective treatments; strategies for medication adherence; guidance on locating services within the community; and appropriate ways to deal with crises and relapse. Other topics will also be covered.
• There is no charge for this program!
When: Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursday, starting August 21st, from 6-8 PM for 6 weeks
Where: Gloucester Peer Resource Center – 7603 Hospital Drive, Gloucester, VA 23061
Registration is required for this FREE 6 week Family-to-Family course – to register or for more information please call 804-725-3721 or e-mail