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Education Programs offered by NAMI Gwinnett

All courses are free. Registration is required

For class schedules and registration call 678.982.5354

 


Peer-2-Peer 

Is a ten week, two hours per week, education course, taught by NAMI- trained Mentors on the topic of recovery for any person with serious mental illness who is interested in establishing and maintaining wellness in recovery. The Course uses a combination of lecture, interactive exercises and structured group processes. The diversity of experience among course participants affords for a lively dynamic that moves the Course along.  For more details click here 

                                                                                                                                                           


Family to Family "Knowledge is Power" 

This is a free 12 week education course for family members, taught by NAMI-trained teachers; it comes with a large notebook full of ways to help you understand and cope with your mentally ill loved one's disease. For more details click here

The course covers many topics such as:

  • Major brain disorders (including)
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizoaffective
    • Major Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Basics about the brain
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Medication Review
  • Self Care
  • Communication Skills

                                                                                                                    

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If you are interested in a taking Peer 2 Peer or Family to Family please watch for registration details in the monthly Newsletter or on this website or ask a Board Member, Thank You

 

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