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What is the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program?

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 namiroanokevalley@gmail.com

NAMI-Roanoke Valley’s Family-to-Family FallClass Schedule

  • Starts:Thursday, August 15th, 2019

  • Where: Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Virginia, 1002 1stSt SW., Roanoke, VA 24016

  • When: 6:30pm-9:00pm

  • Classes are held every Thursday for 12 weeks—Final class is Thursday, October 31st

About NAMI

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.

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