When: Spring 2017
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Who: Family members, caregivers, and
concerned others of an
adult person with mental illness
Teachers: Nancy Carter:
Nancy 217 356 1925
This free educational class is for family members, friends, cargivers, and loved ones, of an adult person living with severe mental illness. This course is for adults only and is taught by a team of experienced NAMI trained family members volunteers who know what it's like to have a loved one living with mental illness.
A series of 12 weekly classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental disorders while maintaining their own well-being. Over 300,000 people in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico have graduated from this outstanding one-of-a-kind program.
NAMI Basics is for Parents, Teachers, anyone who deals with children under age of 16
6 week Education Course
When: Spring 2017
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Nancy 217-356-1925 or email@example.com
What is NAMI Basics?
NAMI Basics is a free 6-week education course for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. This course is taught by trained teachers who are also parents/caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.
1. To give the parent/caregiver the f undamental information necessary to be an effective caregiver
2. To help the parent/caregiver cope with the traumatic impact that mental illness has on the child living with the illness and the entire family
3. To provide tools for the parent/caregiver to use even after completing the program that will assist in making the best decisions possible for the care of the child.
4. To help the parent/caregiver take the best care possible of the entire family - especially themselves
For More info about Basics go to www.nami.org
P. O. Box 1514,
Champaign, IL 61824 Phone: (217) 419-5345