NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness
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EDUCATION PROGRAMS DESCRIPTIONS

FAMILY EDUCATION  

Family-to-Family

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NAMI's signature family education program,
provides detailed information about the biology of the brain and
family coping skills through a twelve-week course that is offered
at no cost to participants. The curriculum is taught by trained
volunteer family members and focuses on the clinical treatment
of the major mental illnesses and teaches the knowledge
and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is necessary.
Call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email
 tmiller@namicleveland.org 


Understanding Mental Illness

5 week Support/Educational course for families/friends of individual(s) coping with mental illness, including information for families of veterans.
Next class:

Thursday April 3, 2014.
6:30-8pm
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
4069 Eastwood Lane
Warrensville, 44128

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is necessary. To register, call the NAMI Office at 216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org 


NAMI Basics

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This education program is for parents and caregivers of
a child or adolescent living with mental illness.
 They are taught
by trained volunteer family members, and offer information on
mental illness, diagnosis, treatment, coping skills, navigating
the systems, such as public assistance, medical and educational. 
Next class:

Monday, May 2, 2014
11am-1:30pm
ADAMHS Board of CC
2012 W. 25th Street
6th Floor
Cleveland, 44113

*A light lunch will be served

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is necessary.
Call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email tmiller@namicleveland.org
          


PEER EDUCATION 

Peer-to-Peer  

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10 Week course for those seeking wellness. NAMI Signature Education Course, presented by trained "mentors" or peer teachers.

April 15th to June 17th Tuesday
2-4pm
V.A. Louis Stokes Cleveland Recovery Resource Center

May 1 to July 10th Thursday
6:00-8:00pm
Signature Health Garfield Hts.* Call for reservation

June 4th to August 6th Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Center

August 6th to October 8th Wednesday
2-4pm
ADAMHS Board Ohio City

September 3rd - November 5th Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Olmsted Community Church Olmsted Falls

These programs are free and open to the public but registration is necessary.  To register, call the NAMI Office, 216-875-7776 or email bfela@namicleveland.org 


 
Major support for NAMI Greater Cleveland comes from the following organizations
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, CareSource Foundation, Community Shares of Greater Cleveland, Genentech, Frank Hadley and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust, Elizabeth Ring Mather and William Gwinn Mather Fund, Lundbeck, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, NAMI (National) – Sharing Hope Project, North East Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), PNC Charitable Trusts, Pfizer, Ridgecliff Foundation, Talty Charitable Trust, United Black Fund, Woodruff Foundation
4/1/14


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