NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free 6-week course for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. Learn more about NAMI Basics

Dates

June 5, 2018 - July 10, 2018
Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm

Location

Thresholds
777 Oakmont Lane
Westmont 60559

Contact Information

Meredith Kober
Community Education Director

NAMI Basics is a free, six week course for parents and caregivers who have a child in High School or younger (generally under the age 18) affected by a mental illness. Diagnoses discussed in the class include: childhood onset of bipolar disorder, childhood onset of schizophrenia, depression, ADD, ADHD, anxiety disorders, OCD and eating disorders. Trained family members, who have firsthand experience with the rewards and challenges of raising children with mental illnesses volunteer to teach Basics.