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Who should attend: Family members and/or caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.
This 8-week education program is offered at no cost to participants and is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.
This program will run on Tuesday evenings beginning April 7 through May 26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Register Online or call our NAMI office at 563-386-7477-x 266 (M-F 10-2). Registration is open until April 14 @ 2 p.m.
An instructor will contact each registrant for a phone conversation 1-2 weeks before the program begins.
The group setting provides mutual support and shared positive impact—experience compassion and reinforcement from other family members who have been trained to become instructors as a result of taking this course themselves. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. In the program, you’ll learn about:
*Understanding Mental Health Conditions and Preparing for a Crisis
*Getting a Mental Health Diagnosis and Sharing our Stories
*Overview of Mental Health Conditions
*Communication Skills and Problem Solving
*Empathy and Recovery
Many describe this program as life changing. Join the hundreds of thousands of people who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.
THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS: This program is made possible by grants from Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and Henry County Mental Health Alliance. Thank you to our host OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center.