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Every 4th Sunday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm Kansas City Center for Inclusion 3911 Main St Kansas City, MO No special programming occurs at this meeting. It is strictly for support, so if you need to talk to someone, we look forward to seeing your here.
https://bridgingthegap.org/events/ Help your community and the environment by volunteering at one of Bridging the Gap's Community Recycling Centers! This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students who need to complete service learning hours this semester. Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. Flexible shifts – every Wednesday through Saturday. Two locations to choose from! The Metro North Recycling Center (http://goo.gl/maps/MTp3Q) is located north of the river at 8740 N Summit Street KCMO 64155. We have a special need for Saturday volunteers to help at the Metro North location. The Red Bridge Recycling Center (https://goo.gl/maps/ipU3GoQs17Q2) is located at 5200 E. Red Bridge Rd., Kansas City, MO 64137 in the KCATA Park-and-Ride commuter parking lot. On Saturdays, at the Metro North location, we are able to work with small groups (max 6 volunteers). All volunteers must register in advance. Contact Bridging the Gap ([masked]), mentioning your preferred location and volunteer date/time. Bridging the Gap apologizes that they are not able to offer or sign off on court-mandated community service or disciplinary service.
Every 2nd Sunday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm Village Presbyterian Church 6641 Mission Road, Room 307 Prairie Village, KS Meetings are held in the education wing east of the sanctuary. An accessible entrance is located off the south parking lot. This meeting offers a unique speaker or organization each month that talks with our group while offering a chance to meet each other and offer some support too. Directions: Please use the door on the south side of the building, farthest east by the playground, and go up to the third floor - that is the most direct route.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: Johnson County Family & Peer Support Group Date: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday Time: 7:00 PM Location: Nall Avenue Church of the Nazarene Address: 6301 Nall Avenue, Shawnee Mission, KS 66208 NAMI Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness and family members. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who've been there. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need. The groups meet on a bi-weekly, weekly or monthly basis. By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you: • See the individual first, not the illness • Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may have environmental triggers • Understand that mental illnesses are traumatic events • Aim for better coping skills • Find strength in sharing experiences • Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination • Not judge anyone’s pain • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt • Embrace humor as healthy • Accept that we cannot solve every problem • Work for a better future in a realistic way Join NAMI today: https://www.nami.org/get-involved/join Like NAME on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NAMIJOCOKS