The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will again be holding the Family-to-Family Education classes, to begin on Jan. 23, at Faith Episcopal Church.
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The course covers all major mental illnesses, and teaches coping skills, how to handle a crisis, information on medications, effective communication techniques, and much more. In the study done by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, it was found that this NAMI course not only increases knowledge about a loved one’s mental issue, but also create’s empowerment within the family. It was also found that this program significantly improves coping and problem-solving abilities of the family members.
This course is taught by NAMI-certified instructors who have firsthand experience and knowledge of living with a loved on with a mental illness.
Many families already in our county have gained information, insight, understanding and empowerment, and describe the impact of this program as “life changing.”
Faith Episcopal church is located at 2200 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park. Classes will run for 11 weeks, 6:30-9 p.m. Call call Jan at 676-2676 to register, which is required.