Providing Help


Pictured are (l-r): Board Secretary and Co-Vice President Norman Friedrich, Treasurer and Co-Vice President Alicia Trout and Board President Brita Carbonell. Photo courtesy Alicia Trout

A support group for families may help ease burdens associated with mental illness.

It’s an effort affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, according to Alicia Trout, who serves as a board member, who spoke by phone Wednesday.

“I am the Treasurer and the Co-Vice President of the Board,” said Trout. In information emailed by Trout the same day, the NAMI Family Support Group is given as the name of the group, which is being held by NAMI Northeast Iowa.

Read more in the Feb. 13 edition of the Calmar Courier