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from NAMI.org
Congressional Budget Bill a Mixed Bag This past weekend Congress passed a spending bill that covers the rest of the 2015 fiscal year. Here's how it will impact funding for mental health.
People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System: A Cry for Help
Emotional Eating: When Food = Love
Stopping the Holidays from Getting You Down
-more at NAMI.org-
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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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