NAMI Family to Family Education Program

NAMI Family to Family Education Program in Kewanee on Thursday, September 15, 2022
NAMI Family to Family Education Program in Kewanee on Thursday, September 15, 2022
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 1800 - 2030
An eight-session course for family members, caregivers and friends of an adult loved one living with a mental health condition.

This is a nationally-developed program proven to help families. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of class participants.

This program is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussions and interactive sessions. The group setting provides mutual support and shared positive impact. Experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. Sharing your own experience may help others in your class. You will learn about:

How to solve problems and communicate effectively
Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
Supporting your loved one with compassion
Finding and using local supports and services
- Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
- How to handle a crisis
- Current treatment and therapies
- The impact of mental health conditions on the entire family

(8) Thursday evenings beginning September 15

This class will be held in-person. This program is made possible by the Henry County Mental Health 708 Board and the Henry County Mental Health Alliance. Residents of Henry County will be given registration priority. An education instructor will contact you prior to start of program to learn more about you. Class is limited to 20 persons so please inquire or register early.


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Free: USD 0.0
Starting Price Per Person
Other Information
Black Hawk College Community Education Center
404 East 3rd Street
Kewanee Illinois 61443
United States
( College - School - Training Center )

Event Organizer Contact
Caroline Vernon
563-386-7477 266
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Event ID: 202072

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