Family-to-Family Education Course- Lewiston
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Family-to-Family Education Course- Lewiston

Family-to-Family is a free, evidence-based 12-week course for the family and friends of someone who has a mental illness. The course will meet weekly, on Tuesday evenings in Lewiston beginning March 12th. You can join up to the 3rd class. For more information and to register contact Tonya at (800) 464-5767 x2305, or tonya@namimaine.org

3/12/2019 to 5/21/2019
When: Tuesdays- March 12th - May 21st, 2019
6:00- 8:30pm
Where: Lewiston, Maine  04240
United States
Contact: Tonya Bailey-Curry
(800) 464-5767 x2305


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Upon completion of the registration form and prior to the start of the course, a Family-to-Family teacher will contact you for a brief phone call to review what to expect from the course, confirm that the class will meet your needs, and provide additional training logistics, such as the location and schedule.  You can join up to the third (3rd) class.

This free 12-week course is specifically for family members and friends of adults living with mental illness and is taught by trained NAMI members who have lived with this experience.

The course teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.

  • Attend with other family members just like you in a confidential setting.
  • Gain insight into how mental illness affects your relative.
  • Gain practical, up-to-date information about mental health conditions.
  • Learn how families can become advocates for better treatments for their relatives.
  • Learn about the mental illness medications available and the latest treatments options.
  • Learn to cope with worry and stress; learn to focus on care for you as well as your loved ones.

 

Many describe the impact of this program as life changing. Join the over 150,000 individuals just like you, who have gained information, insight, understanding, and empowerment.