A FREE, 12-session course for family, partners, friends and significant others of people living with mental illness. the program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with a mental condition.
What is the benefit of taking this course?
Understanding normal reactions we all have in common when Mental Illness and Crisis happen
Build your action plan surrounding response to major mental illness and how to get through critical periods, accompanied by medication review
Familiarize yourself with types and sub-types of Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, and OCD coupled with a safe space to share our stories as friends and family members impacted by mental illness
Learn about: Biology of the Brain, research, heredity, causes, and the biology of recovery along with the importance of planning and support for your loved one and yourself
Empowering Self-Care for family members, how to bring balance into our lives
Hear first person accounts on recovery from someone living successfully in recovery with Q&A opportunity
Explore Advocacy: Learning how to create partnerships with mental health providers and impact change in the system
Skill building workshops: Problem Solving & boundaries, Empathy Workshop – What it’s like to live with a brain disorder – Learning to communicate with passion
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~TUESDAYS: SEPTEMBER 17 – DECEMBER 3, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 pm, NAMI McHenry County, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake
(Front Building, rm. B/C)
If you are interested in taking this educational course, call Tina Karaway at 815.308.0854 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call TODAY to register!!,