The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Staten Island presents a Family-to-Family Education Program for parents, siblings, spouses, teen-age and adult children and significant others of folks living with serious mental illness.
The course will cover infromation about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and major depression, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder; coping skills; basic information about medications; listening and communication techniques; problem-solving skills; recovery and rehabilitation; and self-care around worry and stress.
Classes Start: Monday, September 8, 2008
Fr. Dominic Epifanio Parish Center at Holy Rosary Parish, 85 Jerome Avenue, South Beach 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Offered free of charge by NAMI Staten Island. Registration required -Classes limited to 20 persons. Contact NAMI Staten Island to register (718) 477-1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org