Learn about Serious Mental Illness
Family to Family
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for friends and family of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their families.
Illnesses discussed include:
• Major Depression
• Bipolar Disorder
• Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder
• Borderline Personality Disorder
• Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Substance Use Disorder
Course for Parents and other caregivers
of children & adolescents living with mental illness
NAMI Basics is an education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.
The course consists of six classes, each lasting for 2 ½ hours. Classes may be offered weekly for six consecutive weeks, or
may be offered twice per week for three weeks to accommodate the hectic schedules of parents.
Classes are held throughout Wake County.
If you would like to talk to someone, call 919 848 4490, and leave a message with the subject of of inquiry and someone will call you back.
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