Family-to-Family Education Program

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Family-to-Family is a FREE, 12 week course for family & friends of individuals living with a mental illness or emotional disorder.

The Program is Designed to Provide

  • Information about brain disorders including: Depression, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Addictive Disorders, OCD, Panic Disorder, Dual Diagnosis, PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder
     
  • Self-Care and coping tips for the entire family
     
  • Locating support and services within the community to assist in recovery
     
  • Up-to-date information on medications, side effects and strategies for medication adherence
     
  • Information on advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services
     
  • Evidence based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
     
  • Problem solving, listening & communication strategies
Family members of people with a mental illness often experience considerable worry, stress and the need for information and support as they try to assist their ill relative and adjust to the changes that mental illness brings to the family s
Family-to-Family Evidence Based Practice Program.
The unique feature about the course is the fact that it is provided entirely by volunteer family members who are trained to channel their invaluable personal lived experience and use it to augment the NAMI Familyystem.
 
Registration is Required

September 18, 2017

Classes will be held on Monday & Wednesday Evenings:
Monday & Wednesday Evenings
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services
1212 California Street Conference Room A
Stockton, Ca 
Must be registered to attend
Classes will end October 25th.
For more information and to register
contact one of the following:
  • Elizabeth Hess
    emhess@msn.com
    209-763-2584
  • Irene Sherman
    209-368-1469
    momo1935@hotmail.com
  • info@namisanjoaquin.org 

All course materials and classes are FREE.