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Family-to-Family Education Program



The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program (English and Spanish) is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals living with a mental illness or brain disorder.

  1. The course is taught by trained family members
  2. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants
  3. Over 115,000 family members have graduated from this national program

The course includes:

  1. Current information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders
  2. Up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence
  3. Current research related to the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
  4. Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective, lived experience of a person with mental illness
  5. Learning in special workshops for problem-solving, listening, and communication techniques
  6. Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse
  7. Focusing on care for the caregiver: coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload
  8. Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community
  9. Information on advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services

Learn More

To learn more about Family-to-Family, call our Program Coordinator, Victory Evans, at (713) 970-4435, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM (CST).

If you are interested in attending one of our classes, please fill out the pre-registration form below, and a teacher will contact you with further information.

Download the NAMI GH Family-to-Family Fall 2017 Schedule HERE

Family-to-Family Pre-Registration

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