NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is a free, six-session program designed for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental health, emotional and behavioral difficulties. NAMI Basics helps parents to understand the illnesses that are causing those behavioral difficulties, and the critical role families play in the treatment process. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also the parents of individuals who experienced symptoms as children. Your child does not need a specific diagnosis for you to attend.

Course includes current Information on:
ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, ODD, OCD, Substance Abuse Disorders, Conduct Disorder, Bipolar, Childhood Schizophrenia.
 
You will also learn about:
The illnesses impact on the entire family- Getting an accurate diagnosis- Treatment options- Working well with your child’s school- Strategies for challenging behaviors- Where to find local resources and support for the entire family.

Participant Perspectives:
“The course covers almost every aspects of family and child resources. I could have spent a lifetime getting all this information! I feel supported, strong and ready to go forward.”

“NAMI Basics bridges the gap. It provides help that can’t be found in a doctor’s office.”

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Advance Registration Required

Contact the Course Teacher:
Debbie Alter (209) 478-7799 or
NAMI Office (209) 468-3755
Dalter-NAMI@att.net

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Course begins on:
June 9th, 2018
Meets for 3 consecutive Saturdays
June 9th, 16th & 23rd
(2 sessions per week)


Time: 8:30pm to 1:30pm

Location:
San Joaquin County Behavioral Health
1212 N. California St.,
Stockton, CA - Map
Conference Room C

Advance Registration Required







This NAMI Basics course is proudly sponsored by:
Green RibbonThe Ryan M. Lauchland Memorial Fund