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Family-to-Family is a free educational program that teaches caregivers, family members, and friends how to support and advocate for individuals with serious mental illness. The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family member volunteers who know what it’s like to have a loved one struggling with mental illness. The program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition. In the program, you’ll help others and 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

Monday and Wednesday evenings

July 24 – August 30


Registration is required. Call for Linda at (775) 440-1626