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NAMI'S FREE FAMILY-TO-FAMILY 12-WEEK EDUCATION COURSE

SPRING 2015 - WEEKLY CLASSES:  SATURDAY MORNINGS 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

February 14, THRU May 2, 2015

CALL LAURIE: 847-695-7957

WHERE:  ELGIN BIBLE CHURCH

1580 E. Chicago Street, Elgin, IL 60120

CALL TODAY!  REGISTRATION REQUIRED & CLASSES LIMITED TO 25 & FILL QUICKLY

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FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION SUBJECTS;

MAJOR DEPRESSION

BIPOLAR DISORDER - SCHIZOPHRENIA - SCHIZOAFFECTIVE DISORDER

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER - ANXIETY DISORDER

PANIC DISSORDER, OCD

CO-OCCURRING BRAIN DISORDERS AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS

POST-TRAUMANIC STRESS DISORDER

SELF-CARE, EMPATHY, PROBLEM SOLVING, REHABILITATION

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HISTORY OF NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION

In April, 1993, NAMI Illinois (one of six states) adopted the

Journey of Hope Education Program.  The name was changed to NAMI

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM in 1998.  Today, 49 states

offer NAMI'S FTF free 12-week education program to families who have

loved ones with mental illness.  

NAMI's FTF Education Program, written by Joyce C. Burland, Ph.D., 

clinical psychologist and family member, has received national acclaim

for this remarkable education in mental illness program.  Many graduates

of Family-to-Family Education in Kane County and throughout the nation

have told us that there lives have been changed through the 12-week

series of in-depth classes.  More than 350,00 family members have

benefited since 1993.

NAMI Kane County completed its first 12-week course in Spring,

1994.  Since that time, NAMI KC trained teachers have taught more than

twenty - 12-week courses.    

NAMI'S FAMILY-TO-FAMILY PROGRAM IS AN EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM

 

 

 

 

 


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