NAMI education classes are held several times a year. Seating is limited and classes may fill quickly.
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Are you living with intrusive or distressing feelings and behaviors that interfere with your everyday life? Have you been diagnosed with a mental illness? Are you interested in learning about strategies that focus on achieving and maintaining wellness? The NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Course can help if you are experiencing problematic anxiety and/or panic responses, major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar diagnosis, borderline personality diagnosis, co-occuring substance use/addiction, or post-traumatic stress (PTSD).
Comprehensive information is provided in a collaborative, confidential setting. Topics include strategies for personal and relational awareness, mindfulness, communication and coping skills, self-care, dealing with stigma, empowerment, and advocacy. Trained peer mentors will teach this class, which follows a structured format patterned after an evidence-based recovery model. Classes consist of ten weekly sessions. There is no charge.
For more information, contact us at (909) 625-2383.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a 8 week course for family members and caregivers of individuals afflicted with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. Teachers are trained family members guided by a curriculum prepared and regularly updated by the national offices of NAMI. The course covers research to date on causes of mental illness, plus treatment and recovery programs as well as communication and coping skills.
For more information, contact us at (909) 258-9864. Also offered in Spanish.
The fundamentals of caring for you, your family, and your child with mental illness. NAMI Basics is a peer-education program for parents and other caregivers (such as foster parents) of children and adolescents with mental illness. This program is not appropriate for mental health professionals, and is taught by trained teachers who are the parents or other caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms before age 13.
This class is held one night a week for six weeks. Classes are free of charge, including instructional materials.
For more information, call (909) 625-2383. Also offered in Spanish.