EDUCATION MEETINGS: SECOND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 13th at 7:00 pm
Topic: NAMI SMARTS
An advocacy training to help you develop a method for sharing with others your personal journey with mental illness..
Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 pm
Topic: AUTHOR MARIAN RITCHIE
Author of the book a long way home, Marian discusses her family's adjustment to caring for her father with Alzheimers.
LOCATION: Suncoast Hospice, Building 100, The Gathering Place, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater
At our Education Meetings Guest Speakers discuss various topics related to Mental Illness and Health. More . .
New community course starts Spring of 2014. LOCATION: TBA
Contact Stacy at 727-826-0807.
Family-to-Family is a free 12-session course for family and friends of individuals with serious mental illness. It covers signs and symptoms of many disorders; problem-solving, communication and empathy workshops; medication review; information on rehabilitation, fighting stigma and advocacy. It is taught by trained NAMI family members. Attendees must attend all 12 classes.
More information on the National Family-to-Family Education Program
New class starts Spring of 2014
Free 10-week course taught by trained consumers.
Pre-registration required. Call Stacy for more information and to be placed on class list at 727-826-0807.
This course teaches about major psychiatric disorders, how psychiatrists make their diagnoses, ways to avoid a relapse and gives insight into how our illness has changed our lives. Three NAMI trained individuals with a mental illness mentor this course. For more information call 727-600-5838. Email: email@example.com
Or call the NAMI Help Line at 727-791-3434.
More information on the National Peer to Peer Program
Location: Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Building 100, The Gathering Place, Clearwater, FL 33760
At our Family Support Group meetings we share our experiences. You will recognize the similarities, and appreciate hearing how others have dealt with their challenges.
NAMI Connection a self help group for individuals dealing with mental health issues
and recovery experiences. For information, contact the NAMI Help Line at
Location: Suncoast Hospice, The Gathering
Place--Building 100--5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater>
At NAMI Connection Support Group meetings, individuals facing the challenges of coping with mental illness provide support to each other.
A Peer Support Group will begin this Spring. Call the NAMI office for more information about location, dates and times: 727-826-0807.