NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM
Will benefit parents, grandparents, spouses,
adult children, siblings, caretakers, and friends
of individuals living with:
Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)
Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Anxiety and Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Co-occurring Brain Disorders and Addictive Disorders
This 5 hour series of 6 weekly classes are structured to help families understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well being. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers who know what it’s like to have a loved one struggling with one or more of these brain disorders. There is no cost to participate in the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program. Over 300,000 people in the U. S., Canada, Italy and Mexico have completed this course. We think you will be pleased by how much assistance the program offers.
Topics covered include: Basics of brain biology and disorders, symptoms, critical periods, medications and how they work, problem solving, empathy, communications, and self-care.
When? This class begins on Sunday, September 8 2013 from 1:00-4:30 pm. Classes are held once a week for 6 weeks.
Where? United Way of Rutherford County, 668 Withrow Road, Forest City, NC 28043.
Call: Betty at 704-434-5166
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
See link for more information about the course including an informative video:
For family members and caregivers only
Classes limited to 20 persons