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Medicare Part D Plans Are Changing. Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 7 Are your prescription medications covered by Medicare? You should check your plan to see if you need to make any changes.
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2015 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 15
The Center for Health Care Services: Focusing on Person-Centered Treatment
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EDUCATION PROGRAMS DESCRIPTIONS

FAMILY EDUCATION  

Family-to-Family

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NAMI's signature family education program,
provides detailed information about the biology of the brain and
family coping skills through a twelve-week course that is offered
at no cost to participants. The curriculum is taught by trained
volunteer family members and focuses on the clinical treatment
of the major mental illnesses and teaches the knowledge
and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is necessary.
Call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email
 tmiller@namicleveland.org 

Starting Wednesday evenings in September.  Classes are held in Lakewood.


NAMI Basics

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This education program is for parents and caregivers of
a child or adolescent living with mental illness.
 They are taught
by trained volunteer family members, and offer information on
mental illness, diagnosis, treatment, coping skills, navigating
the systems, such as public assistance, medical and educational. 
Next class: TBA

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is necessary.
Call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org
       


PEER EDUCATION 

Peer-to-Peer  

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10 Week course for those seeking wellness. NAMI Signature Education Course,
presented by trained "mentors" or peer teachers. Next class: TBA

These programs are free and open to the public but registration is necessary. 
To register, call Becky Fela, 216-875-7776 or reservation can also be made by email.
please include Name, Address, Phone and Diagnosis bfela@namicleveland.org 


 PROYECTO V.I.D.A. 
Viviendo Independiente de Depresion y Ansiedad

For Latina women who suffer from Anxiety or Depression,Trauma or Abuse.
We invite you to participate in a confidential Spanish Speaking support group.
Light refreshments and childcare (if needed) will be provided. 
 FREE PARKING
when you say you are coming to the ADAMHS Board.

Dates: Friday, October 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21 and December 5, 2014 (Fridays)
NAMI Greater Cleveland
2012 W. 25th Street # 600
Cleveland OH 44113

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Major support for NAMI Greater Cleveland comes from the following organizations: ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, CareSource Foundation, George W. Codrington Foundation, Community Shares of Greater Cleveland, Community West Foundation, Genentech, Frank Hadley and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust, Honors Project Trust, Janssen, Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Selected Donors), Lilly, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, NAMI (National) Sharing Hope Project, Ridgecliff Foundation, Woodruff Foundation 10/29/14


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