What is the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program?
June 25, 2019
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Re-search shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.
WHAT YOU’LL GAIN!
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
Contact us to register for this NAMI Family-to-Family class!
If you are interested in attending thisfall class, please call Tom Spurlock at 540-977-3470 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Virginia, 1002 1stSt SW., Roanoke, VA 24016
Classes are held every Thursday for 12 weeks—Final class is Thursday, October 31st
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI Roanoke Valley is an affiliate of NAMI Virginia. NAMI-Roanoke Valley and the dedicated volunteer members and leaders work tirelessly to raise awareness and provide essential education, advocacy and support group programs for people in our community living with mental illness and their loved ones.