Date(s) - 05/03/2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Little House
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12 week educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.
NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.
What You’ll Gain
NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you will also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope. The group setting of NAMI Family-toFamily provides mutual supp[ort 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
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 famly
For more information or to register, call: Dennis Jervis at the Little House
209 962-7303 or Virgila and Julie McVicker, Family to Family Instructors:
209 962-0248(h) or 209 202 9598 (c)