NAMI Basics Class Description

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NAMI Basics is the signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents who have behavioral issues,undiagnosed emotional issues, ADHD, ODD, OCD, DMDD or have developed symptoms of mental illness(brain disorder)or have been diagnosed with a mental illness.

NAMI Basics Curriculum
Watch a two-minute news clip on our first NAMI Basics class that was on the local News.

It is a six-session course, with each session lasting 2.5 hours or three Saturdays. This class is taught by trained teachers who themselves are the parent or caregiver of an individual who developed symptoms of mental illness prior to age 13. Whether they have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness/serious emotional disturbance or are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed.

Program covers: the impact of illness on family, biology, treatment options, overview of the systems available, communications & problem solving skills, crisis planning, latest research and much more. 

Classes will be held three Saturdays
Must be able to attend all 3 sessions

Parents and Caregivers Class:
Saturdays January 21st, 28th and February 4th 2017
(Snow date February 11th)

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9:00 am – 3:00 pm

North East Community Center
51 South Center Street
Millerton NY 12546

To register or for more information
Please call 845-206-9892
or programs@namimidhudson.org

 

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Class can be arranged for Parents and Caregivers or Professionals.
For More Information Click this link to nami.org