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Carolyn Hax, Washington Post Columinst, Discusses NAMI’s Family To Family Program

This week, Washington Post columnist Carolyn Hax discussed NAMI’s Family to Family program in her advice column, which you can read here. Family to Family is a 12-session educational course for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with mental illness. In the program, you’ll learn about:

  • How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively
  • Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
  • Developing the confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion
  • Finding and using local supports and services
  • Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
  • Current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects
  • The impact of mental illness on the entire family

To learn more about NAMI Mid-Valley’s Family to Family, contact (541) 745-2064.

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