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from NAMI.org
A Groundbreaking Commitment to Psychiatric Research After receiving a $650 million gift The Broad Institute is set to try and find the genetic causes of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.
YANA: We Are More Than Just Numbers
Helping Young People Share Their Experiences and Find Support
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: The Time for Action Is Now
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 NAMI BASICS

NAMI Basics is the new signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parents or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior

to the age of 18 years.

There is no charge for this class. All instruction materials are FREE to participants, parents/caregivers of children and adolescents with mental illness.

 

Classes include

· Introduction - it's not your fault

· The biology of mental illness

· Treatment works

· Problem solving skills

· How to work within systems

 (school, juvenile justice, mental health)

· Shared stories

 For information on dates, times, and location of class, please

contact our NAMI Northern Illinois office at 815 963-2470.


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