NAMI Family to Family classes

Thursday, January 24, 2013

About

In collaboration with Rock Church, NAMI San Diego will be hosting
a free 12 consecutive week Family to Family education course for
family members and friends of individuals who experience mental
illness.

Course topics include: Current information about schizophrenia, major

depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-
compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain
disorders and addictive disorders, Up-to-date information about medications,
side effects, and strategies for medication adherence, Current research related
to the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective
treatments to promote recovery, Gaining empathy by understanding the
subjective, lived experience of a person with mental illness, Learning in special
workshops for problem solving, listening, and communication techniques,
Acquiring strategies for handling crisis and relapse, Focusing on care for
the caregiver: coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload, Guidance
on locating appropriate supports and services in the county, Information on
advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THESE CLASSES

Please call Breanah, Education Department Coordinator, to enroll (619-688-0511)

When
Thursday · January 24, 2013
6 - 8:30 PM
Where
Rock Church Point Loma - 355
Cost
free
Contact
If you have questions, please contact Michele Madden at [email protected].

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