NAMI Basics Education Program for Children with Mental Illness begins September 25th

| September 10, 2014

The Fundamentals of Caring for You, Your Family and Your Child with Mental Illness

The course and instructional materials are NO COST to participants

NAMI Basics is an education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses.  The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parents or caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.

Current information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Childhood Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse Disorders

Six Consecutive Thursdays September 25 – October 30, 2014

6pm-8:30pm

The Guidance Center Outpatient Services Building

Ellen Seaborne Indigo Room

2187 N. Vickey Street, Flagstaff, AZ

Goals of NAMI Basics program:

  • To give the parent/caregiver the basic information necessary to take the best care possible of their child, their family, and themselves
  • To help the parent/caregiver cope with the impact that mental illness has on the child living with the illness and the entire family
  • To provide tools for the parent/caregiver to use even after completing the program that will assist in making the best decisions possible for the care of the child

Registration is required.  Space and Materials are limited.

To register, contact Lee, Family Education Coordinator at (928)214-2218 or admin@nami-flagstaff.org

Sponsored by NAMI Flagstaff

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