For any Parent or Primary Caregiver of a Child or Adolescent Living with Mental Illness, NAMI Basics offers education and support
NAMI Basics is a six week educational program, offered free of charge, that provides learning and practical insights for families. Classes are taught by trained parents who have lived similar experiences with their own children.
- The impact of mental illness on the child and the family – parents and siblings
- The biology of mental illness: getting an accurate diagnosis
- The latest research on medical aspects of the illness and an overview of treatment options
- Specific workshops to learn problem solving, listening and communication skills
- Development of a record-keeping system
- Planning for relapse and crisis management
- An overview of the systems involved in caring for children and teens: Mental Health, School and Juvenile Justice
Attention Deficit Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Co-occurring Substance Abuse
NOTE: Your child does NOT need to have a formal diagnosis for you to participate in this class.
27 E. 3rd Street, Fond du Lac
NAMI Basics is free of charge. Register early-classes fill up fast!
NAMI Basics is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), NAMI Fond du Lac and Friendship Corner
For more information visit www.nami.org/basics
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