National Alliance on Mental Illness
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NAMI Family Support Group
The NAMI Family Support Group is a 90-minute weekly peer support group for relatives and significant others. Trained peers facilitate constructive resource sharing and problem solving.
Support groups are held at:
Govans Boundary United Methodist Church
Every Thursday, 7-8:30 pm
5210 York Road, Baltimore MD 21212
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
Every Tuesday. 7-8:30 pm
7401 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208
Groups start PROMPTLY at 7:00 PM! Doors CLOSE at 7:15 PM!
For more information on group locations and times please call our office at 410-435-2600.
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-session course for family members and caregivers of persons with mental illness. Participants will walk away from this course with a more thorough knowledge of the clinical treatment of these illnesses and the skills necessary to cope more effectively. This course is also available in Spanish. Please call our office to register for the next course.
SPRING FAMILY-TO-FAMILY 2013
We now have the schedule for our SPRING 2013. Please contact our office at 410-435-2600 if you'd like register or if you're interested in receiving more information about the course.
Govans / Belvedere Square Location
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Govans Boundary United Methodist Church, 5210 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212
START: January 30th, 2013
END: April 17th, 2013
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Epiphany Episcopal Church, 2216 Pot Spring Road, Timonium, MD 21093
START: February 26th, 2013
END: May 21st, 2013
Gwynn Oak Location
Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church, 3911 Garrison Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21215
START: March 28th, 2013
END: June 13th, 2013
David Schuetz, family member, giving a brief overview of the Family-to-Family class:
NAMI Basics is a free 6-session education course for parents and other kinship caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental health illnesses. The course is taught by trained teachers who are also parents/caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness in childhood. Classes include: getting an accurate diagnosis, treatment options, communication skills, handling challenging behavior, and advocating for your child. Please call our office to register for the next course.
Basics Spring Class Information:
Start Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
End Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Location: Govans Boundary United Methodist Church, 5210 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212