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from NAMI.org
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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.

Wednesday, August 6th to October 8th 2-4pm
ADAMHS Board Ohio City

Wednesday, September 3rd - November 5th 6:30-8:30pm
Olmsted Community Church Olmsted Falls

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 


 

Major support for NAMI Greater Cleveland comes from the following organizations: ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, Community Shares of Greater Cleveland,
Community West Foundation, Edwin Northrup II Fund/PNC Charitable Trust, Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund, Genentech, Ginn Foundation,
Lundbeck, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Michael Talty and Helen Talty Charitable Trust, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, NAMI (National) – Sharing Hope Project,
Ridgecliff Foundation, United Black Fund, Woodruff Foundation 6/16/14




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