Crisis, trauma, and loss can negatively affect anyone who is exposed to it, even those who aren't directly impacted. This kind of secondary or vicarious trauma is real and often difficult to recognize. Whether it is experienced by caretakers, first responders, or survivors of tragedy, these kinds of trauma shouldn't be ignored. Join us as we chat with Dr. Lowell McRoberts, of Ascension Seton, to learn about secondary trauma, how to recognize the signs, and how to recover and protect from future trauma. Register
Family Support Group: For family members, parents, adult children, and partners of individuals living with a mental health condition. Online group via Zoom. Registration required, please arrive on time. Group Closed
Using mindfulness techniques to support mental health has been a strategy of various cultures for millennia. New research sheds light on how and why these techniques actually work. Join Chris Goddin, owner and licensed acupuncturist with Balance Wellness Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, as we dive into the why’s and how’s of using mindfulness for a variety of mental health challenges. Register
With so many ways to volunteer with NAMI Central Texas, finding the right fit can be a challenge! We've designed our Volunteer Info Sessions to help you figure out the best way for you to volunteer. Register Here
Family Support Group: For family members, parents, adult children, and partners of individuals living with a mental health condition. Online group via Zoom. Registration required, please arrive on time.
Mental health professionals often promote gratitude as a powerful mental health coping skill, but what does it really do for us? Join NAMI Central Texas and Julie Moss of Promises Behavioral Health as we learn about the science of gratitude, benefits, and techniques to incorporate gratitude into everyday life. Register