National Alliance on Mental Illness
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NAMI Family-to-Family Education Courses
What is NAMI Family-to-Family?
NAMI Family-to Family is a free, 12-class education program for family members of adults living with mental illness. In this program family is viewed from a broad perspective to include parents, siblings, spouses, adult sons and daughters, partners and significant others. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one with mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life-changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is I like to have a loved one living with mental illness.
What are the goals of NAMI Family-to-Family?
What people are saying about NAMI Family-to-Family?
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grass roots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
How can I find a NAMI Family-to-Family class?
Please download and complete the form at the bottom of this page if you or someone you know would like to attend a NAMI Family-to-Family class. You can also call (585) 423-1593 for further information.