NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness
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EDUCATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

FAMILY EDUCATION

Family-to-Family

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NAMI's free signature family education program, provides detailed
information about the biology of the brain and family coping skills 
through a twelve-week course that is offered at no cost to participants.
The curriculum is taught by trained volunteer family members and
focuses on the clinical treatment of the major mental illnesses
and teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to
cope more effectively. The next classes of 2015 are listed below.


Please call the NAMI GC office at 216-875-8777   
if you would like to be contacted when the next class
becomes available. 

This program is free and open to the public.


NAMI Basics

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This free education program is for parents and caregivers of
a child or adolescent living with mental illness.
 They are taught
by trained volunteer family members, and offer information on
mental illness, diagnosis, treatment, coping skills, navigating
the systems, such as public assistance, medical and educational. 
Next class: TBD

Please call the NAMI GC office at 216-875-8777   
if you would like to be contacted when the next class
becomes available. 


Understanding Mental Illness 

A free 5 week course for families and friends of those
diagnosed with mental illness.
Next classes begin: TBD


Please call the NAMI GC office at 216-875-8777   
if you would like to be contacted when the next class
becomes available. 

This program is free and open to the public.


PEER EDUCATION 

Peer-to-Peer  

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A free 10 Week course for those seeking wellness.
A NAMI Signature Education Course, presented by
trained "mentors" or peer teachers.

Tuesdays, March 31 - June 2, 2015
6 - 8 p.m.
Louis Stokes Cleveland
VAMC Cares Tower - East Blvd.

Thursdays, April 16 - June 18, 2015
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
South Pointe Hospital

Thursdays, June 18 - August 20, 2015
2 - 4 p.m.
ADAMHS Board

Tuesday's, Sept. 1 - Nov. 3, 2015 
2 - 4 p.m.
Veterans Administration PRRC

These programs are free and open to the public, 
but registration is required.
 Call the NAMI Office,
216-875-7776 or emai
bfela@namicleveland.org 


Major support for NAMI Greater Cleveland comes from the following organizations:
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, CareSource Foundation, George W. Codrington Foundation, Community Shares of Greater Cleveland, Community West Foundation, Genentech, Honor Project Trust, Janssen, Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Selected Donors), Frank Hadley and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust, Lilly, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, NAMI (National) - Sharing Hope Project, PNC Charitable Trusts (Edwin Northrup II Fund), Ridgecliff Foundation, Stolier Foundation
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