NAMI Kane County North offers Family-to-Family Education Program
Sep 3, 2015 1:00 AM -
NAMI Kane County North is offering the FREE NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for families, caregivers and friends of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. The 12-sessions start in Elgin on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and end on December 12, 2015. The classes will take place at Ecker Professional Plaza, 1845 Grandstand Place in Elgin. This FREE course will cover information about schizophrenia, the mood disorders (bipolar disorder and major depression,) panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse, basic information about medications; listening and communication techniques; problem-solving skills; recovery and rehabilitation; and self-care around worry and stress. The course will be taught by NAMI Kane County North family member volunteers who have taken intensive training as course instructors.