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NAMI Family-to-Family

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

This free 12-session course is for family members and/or caregivers of adults with mental illness. This class will meet Wednesday and Thursday of every week for 6 weeks, beginning August 29th.

The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience.

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

Registration required. To register call Jeff Conley at 804-285-1749 or email: jeff.conley@namicentralvirginia.org.

Details

Date:
August 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Type:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/780454402343521/
Organizer:
NAMI Central Virginia (NAMI-CVA)
Locality:
Petersburg
Open to the public:
Yes

Venue

350 Poplar Dr, Petersburg, 23805 United States
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Phone:
804-285-1749
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/780454402343521/