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Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May 23rd, 2021
Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join us Tuesday, May 25th at 6:00 pm for a discussion on various mental health issues. We will talk about the associated signs and symptoms of different mental health disorders. Also, we will talk about when to get professional help and how to do it. This presentation is presented by the Vera French Mental Health Center. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: http://bit.ly/dpl-mentalhealth101 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More

Need To Be Mindful Of Your Mental Health? Check Out This Program With Midwest Writing Center

March 13th, 2021
Need To Be Mindful Of Your Mental Health? Check Out This Program With Midwest Writing Center

Journaling for Mental Health, presented by NAMI and the Midwest Writing Center, will be presented Monday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. CST Online, via private Zoom meeting Cost is $10 suggested donation (split between NAMI and MWC); free For more information, please visit: http://www.mwcqc.org/nami-mwc-mental-health-journal-workshop/ Maintaining our mental health is as important as taking care of our physical health; this has perhaps never been more true than it has been during the pandemic. Writing, specifically journal writing, is one way to nurture your mental health while expressing yourself.... Read More

Hoop It Up, Journal It Up, Blues It Up, And More With Your FUN10!

March 7th, 2021
Hoop It Up, Journal It Up, Blues It Up, And More With Your FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Make It Ok to Talk About Mental Health Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

January 25th, 2021
Make It Ok to Talk About Mental Health Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

Prior to our current pandemic, nearly 20% of people experienced some form of mental illness. Now that we are in the middle of it, mental health challenges have affected even more people. Unfortunately, most of those affected by mental illness either delay seeking help, often for years, or not at all, primarily due to the stigma associated with it. Join us Tuesday, January 26th at 6:30 pm on Zoom for “Make It Ok to Talk About Mental Health” with Dr. Terry Haru, Ph.D.  The “Make It OK” presentation is designed to help reduce stigma by doing three things. First, to increase awareness... Read More

2020 Augustana Alumna Works to Make a Difference

May 20th, 2020
2020 Augustana Alumna Works to Make a Difference

Haley DeGreve knows what matters in life. The passionate, driven Moline native – who graduates from Augustana College on Saturday (virtually) – will succeed not only by making a living, but more importantly, by making a difference. An Alleman High School grad, DeGreve majored in communication studies and business administration marketing. She’s already made her mark as founder of the 16-month-old Gray Matters Collective, a student mental-health group that led her this year to being chosen a winner of the George Orley Student Mental Health Advocate Award from the University of Michigan Depression... Read More

320 Festival Goes Online to Support Mental Health

May 6th, 2020
320 Festival Goes Online to Support Mental Health

The 320 Festival has moved ONLINE! Join the fun May 8-10 for daily educational sessions and panels, workshops, and special guest performances to further the conversation surrounding mental health. In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it is more important than ever to be mindful of our mental health. We may not be able to gather in person, but we can still come together to continue the conversation surrounding mental health. In partnership with KNEKT.tv, people from all around the world can tune into the virtual festival via Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and the KNEKT.tv network on Roku and Apple... Read More