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Johnson County chapter of National Alliance for Mental Health hosts open house

Visitors can learn about recovery center services

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness hosts a public open house from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in R Place Peer Recovery Center, 10 E. Benton St. in Iowa City.

The event is part of national Mental Health Awareness Week.

The facility is a recovery center for adults with mental illnesses and utilizes rest, renewal and recreation, among other techniques.

The center has “drop in” style service from 1 to 5 p.m. on weekdays and offers support groups, peer support specialists and mindfulness activities, among other services.

For more information, visit nami.org, or call the helpline at 1-800-950-6264.

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