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Now listed on SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Programs.

*Weather Policy*
In the case of severe weather the day of a scheduled class or event,
please call the office at (513) 351-3500 for cancellation updates.

Upcoming Classes







Sep 30 - Dec 16, 2014




Child Focus Inc.
551 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45244
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 This class is full.

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If you are unable to attend a current class, please register for the waiting list for notification of future classes. 


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What is NAMI’s Family-to-Family Program?

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a FREE, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. 

  • The course is taught by trained family members 
  • All instruction and course materials are free to class participants


What does the course include?

  • Current information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders
  • Up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence
  • Current research related to the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
  • Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective, lived experience of a person with mental illness
  • Learning in special workshops for problem solving, listening, and communication techniques
  • Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse
  • Focusing on care for the caregiver: coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload
  • Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community
  • Information on advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hamilton County
 4790 Red Bank Expressway • Suite 218  Cincinnati, OH 45227
p 513.351.3500 • f 513.351.6352

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