NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with a mental health condition. It is a designated evidence-based program that includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Research 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.
NAMI Family-to-Family provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love.
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
-The impact of mental illness on the entire family
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