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National Alliance on Mental Illness
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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 Spring 2014
 

 

Date

Time

Location

OPEN

Thursdays

Apr 10 - Jun 26, 2014

6:30p.m.

to

9:00p.m.

NORTH COLLEGE HILL
 
LifeSpring Christian Church
1373 W. Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231
 
Maps and Directions 
  
 

OPEN

Thursdays

Sep 4 - Nov 20, 2014

6:30p.m.

to

9:00p.m.

SHARONVILLE
 
Forest Chapel United Methodist Church
680 West Sharon Road
Cincinnati, OH 45240
 

Register for Forest Chapel Family-to-Family 

 
 
If you are unable to attend the Spring 2014 classes, please register for the waiting list for notification of future classes. 

 

Register for the waiting list.

 

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 
  info@namihc.org  www.namihc.org


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