2nd Thursday Seminars
The NAMI St. Louis Brown Bag Lecture Series is held the 2nd Thursday of each month.
**Please Note New Location**
Location: Maryland Heights Community Center
2300 McKelvey Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
The Community Center is located at Doresett Road and McKelvey Hill Drive.
From Hwy. 270 take Exit 17 to Dorsett Road, go west and take a right on McKelvey Hill Road.
Bring you lunch and we will provide the drink and cookies when you RSVP using the link below or by calling our HelpLine at 314-962-4670.
October 11, 2018
Topic: How Family and Friends Can Assist CIT Officers When a Mental Health Crisis Occurs
Speaker: Kyle Dooley, Director of CIT Community Policing Programs, NAMI St. Louis
A mental health crisis is extremely stressful for all parties involved. Some preparation before the crisis and some common-sense actions when the CIT Officer responds to a crisis will help your friends or loved one get the care they need as soon as possible.
November 8, 2018
Topic: Judevine® 101: Intro to Services & Autism Spectrum Disorder
Speaker: Darla Holloran, BA, Director, St. Louis County Hub, Judevine Center for Autism
The presentation will provide a brief overview of Judevine’s history, along with information regarding their variety of services. Attendees will learn the basics about autism spectrum disorder, including diagnosis, common presentations, and how Judevine® uses ABA therapy to help individuals become more successful and independent.
December 13, 2018
Topic: Age with Confidence: Breaking Down the Options in Long-Term Care
Speaker: Chien Y. Hung, MSW, MA-G, RYT, Program Director, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Aging is a fact of life, one day we will all be old and gray. Living in a nursing home is not the only option for ourselves and our loved ones.
Come sit down with Chien Hung and learn about the continuum of care. There are all kinds of possibilities, from independent living to skilled nursing care. Join the discussion about services at each level and how to deal with long-term care issues.
Now is the time to get yourself prepared and informed, and ready to go with confidence!