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Family to Family Classes begin January 2018

             

 

 

Family to Family Classes begin January 20th, 2018

A 6 week course for family members, partners, caregivers and friendsof individuals living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program that is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

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

 

WHAT:  NAMI Family-to-Family 6 Week Class

WHEN:  Saturdays Jan. 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17, and 24

TIME:  10:00am – 3:00pm (some days may be shorter)

WHERE:  Songbird Village Community Room

215 21st Avenue SE, Albany, OR  97321

COST:  FREE

PROVIDED:  Lunch, Snacks, Class Materials

 

To register for the class contact:

Lisa Pattishaw: 541-908-6110

OR  nami.mv.training@gmail.com

Pre-registration is required

 

For more information call NAMI Mid-Valley: 541-745-2064

www.namimidvalley.org

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