Family-to-Family Education

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The next class will be offered:

Starting February 9, 2017
Thursdays, February 9-April 20, 2017
6:30-9:00 p.m.
NAMI office, 1508 Tippecanoe Street, Room 4-901, Lafayette
Registration is required. If you are interested in taking the course, please call 765-423-6939 or send a message .

Each course:

  • Meets weekly for 11 weeks (and covers 12 weeks’ worth of material)
  • Is offered free of charge
  • Is taught by trained NAMI family members who have relatives with mental illness
  • Follows a structured format covering issues frequently faced by families dealing with mental illness

The course teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.

  • Attend with other adult family members just like you in a confidential setting.
  • Gain insight into how mental illness affects your relative.
  • Take an eye-opening look inside some of today’s current brain research related to mental illness.
  • Learn how families can become advocates for better treatments for their relatives.
  • Learn about the medication issues involved in mental illness and the latest treatment options.
  • Learn to cope with worry and stress; learn to focus on care for you as well as your loved ones.

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program has been added to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health  Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices!

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Family-to-Family is sponsored in part by:
Drug.Free.Coalition