Who should attend: Family members and caregivers supporting a loved one over the age of 18 who lives with a mental health condition.
This 12-week education program will run Tuesdays April 23 to July 9. It is offered at no cost to participants.
This program is nationally developed and federal-agency approved. A grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region makes this program possible.
Please note: this program will run every Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. All registrants will be contacted 1 to 2 weeks before classes start by an instructor for a phone screening.
Registration ends April 30 (up to Class 2). Conditions covered are: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.
The program is taught by trained family members who have been trained to become instructors after being empowered as a result of taking this course. Many describe this program as life changing. Join the thousands of families who have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment from attending this signature program.
Course topics include:
Family response to trauma
Diagnosis & dealing with critical periods
The biology of the brain; emerging scientific discoveries
Problem solving workshops
Understanding the inner experience of living with a mental health condition
Communication skills workshop
Rehabilitation; services available
Advocacy; fighting stigma
THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSOR: This course is made possible by a grant from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region