FREE Class on Caring for An Adult with Mental Illness

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Date(s) - Wednesday, September 11, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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NAMI Family Support Group

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NAMI is offering FREE Family to Family classes for Family & Friends Who Care about an Adult with Mental Illness

Spaces for this free class are filling up fast!  Call today.

Did you know that 1 in 5 families are affected by mental illness?

Family to Family is a free 12-week course sponsored by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) for close relatives of individuals with mental illness.

The course teaches the clinical treatment of major mental illnesses and the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.  Topics include: communication skills, coping techniques, brain biology, medications, advocacy and more and are taught by other family members.  A rigorous community‐based randomized study provided strong evidence of the effectiveness of the NAMI Family to Family Education Program; the most widely disseminated family support service in the country, and the longevity of its effects.  NAMI – Metropolitan Baltimore is sponsoring three classes this fall session. Participants must call to register. Call today at (410) 435-2600.

Start Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013  from 7 PM –  9:30 PM

End Date: December 5, 2013

Location: 6 Millgate Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117 (On street parking)