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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 Family to Family Education Program

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family members, loved ones, and caregivers of individuals with severe brain disorders (mental illnesses).  The course is taught by trained family members.  All instruction and course materials are free for class participants.  Many family members describe the impact of this program as life changing.

The Family-to-Family topics include:

Family responses to the trauma of mental illness

Schizophrenia, major depression and mania - Diagnosis and dealing with critical periods

Depression and bipolar subtypes, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), borderline personality disorder, co-occurring brain and addictive disorders

The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries

Problem solving workshop

Medication review

Understanding the inner experience of having a mental illness

Communication skills workshop

Self-care; relative group testimony

Rehabilitation; services available

Advocacy; fighting stigma

Celebration and certification ceremony

Join the thousands of families just like yours who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment!

Classes Fill Up Quickly, So Call:    (913) 599-0995  or (913) 210-0630 or email to drkenmorris@namijcks.org

 

For additional resources and classes, contact NAMI Kansas at 800-539-2660. Website: www.namikansas.org.

*The NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.

 


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