Community Info.


‘Tis the season! Jump right in to “cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels; doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles”! A few of your favorite things!

The holidays are HERE! Book with Wells Design Co., today! #holidays #wellsdesigns #Christmas2019 #Memphis #choose901

 

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Cathedral of Faith – 20th Annual Thanksgiving Feast & Clothing Giveaway

Thanksgiving Day: November 28, 2019
2212 Jackson Ave. & Springdale
10 am – 2 pm

Volunteers welcome and food and clothing donations accepted.
Contact 901-327-1616 for questions.

FREE NAMI BASICS Workshops for Parents/Caregivers of Children and Teens with:

ADD/ADHD , PTSD, RAD, OCD, ODD, Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s, Autism, Schizophrenia

 

A program of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

These 6 week workshops have valuable information to help parents support children & teens with behavioral differences, while maintaining their own well-being.  The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family members who know what it’s like to have a child struggling with one of these brain disorders.  Topics covered will be the ‘no fault’ approach, getting an accurate diagnosis, overview of treatment options, the impact on family, communication, crisis management, systems involved with your child, record keeping, advocating & team building for you & your child.

 

Meets for 6 sessions FREE OF COST

Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness.

Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children.

Provides critical information and strategies related to care-giving.

Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

 

Why You Should Attend:

 

A toolkit of information

Up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain.

Current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects.

Preparation for interactions with the mental health care system, school system and juvenile justice system.

Training in preparedness and emotional resiliency

Skills related to managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively.

Strategies for self-care and for navigating the challenges presented by mental illness for each family member.

Empowerment as an effective advocate for your child.

Confidence and stamina for life-long understanding and support.

A community

Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope for all families and individuals dealing with a brain disorder. The in-person group experience of NAMI Basics provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others grow.

 

Please contact Marcus Boyd at 901-725-0305 or email at mboyd.namimemphis@gmail.com to register as space is limited. Class to start October 8th , 2019

 

Veronique Black

NAMI Memphis

901-725-0305 phone

901-725-0306 fax

3729 S. Hickory Ridge Mall

Suite #480

Memphis, TN 38115

 

You or someone you love has a mental illness. That’s why there’s NAMI

The Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Summit, will held September 27th at the University of Memphis, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the University Center Ballroom.

Discussions will focus on domestic violence in Memphis and Shelby County. Resources for domestic violence survivors will be presented by Memphis area agencies.

Sponsored by the University of Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and the Athena Project.

For more information call 901/678-3973 (Dr. Gayle Beck).

 

Title: Top HR Issues Business Owners Face and How to Solve Them

Friday, 09/13/19 and Friday, 09/20/19, 6:00 -7:30 PM – Memphis Central Library

3030 Poplar Ave. 38111 | First Floor

Synopsis:

HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This seminar will address some of the most critical areas, particularly to avoid needless HR-related fines, penalties or lawsuits. We’ll also address complex HR issues and provide strategies you can follow.

Presenter: LaDeidra Penn

NBMBAA Memphis – Professional Career Showcase – 9/12/19

FREE EVENT!! Clark Tower, 33rd floor, 5100 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN. 38137

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Career Showcase is an excellent opportunity for the top Mid-South businesses and corporations to connect and engage with Memphis’s top talent focused on marketing, sales, finance, operations, and more.

The target candidates for this showcase are recent 4-year accredited college graduates as well as Masters and PhD level professionals seeking entry and experience level opportunities.

REQUIRED!!! Click on link to fill out professional profile and submit resume

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa20

Indomitable Families is hosting its first Male Support Social for men ages 17 years of age and older who have a criminal background. The group will be hosted by Torey DeBerry, Kontar Macklin, and Dr. Mario Johnson. Food will be provided. To RSVP please contact 901-736-2858 or email indomitablewomen@gmail.com. See the attached flyer for more information.

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