Family-to-Family is a 12-week, 2.5 hr. per week, course taught by trained instructors, who have family members living with mental illness. Lessons teach coping and supportive skills to persons with family members diagnosed with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or other conditions.
NAMI Family-to-Family Includes:Diagnostic criteria; characteristic features of psychotic illnesses; clinical treatment; dealing with critical periods in mental illness; keeping a Crisis File. Functions of key brain areas: Research on brain abnormalities in the major mental illnesses; chemical messengers in the brain; genetic research; infectious and developmental factors involved Read More
The fundamentals of caring for you and your child with mental illness.
NAMI BASICS is a free new education program for parents and other caregivers of children/adolescents living with mental illness. NAMI drew on course elements which have been extensively tested and found to be highly effective.
These elements include:
* Recognition of mental illness as a continuing traumatic event for the child and the family
* Sensitivity to the subjective emotional issues faced by family caregivers and Read More
Drop-In Support Group
September 12th, 2018
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one to suicide and
are ready to help others walk through the Journey
We are in need of Facilitators for our
New Suicide Support Group Coming this Fall.
If you are interested please contact NAMI Geauga County