NAMI Basics Class Description


NAMI Basics is:

  • Free six session  2.5 hours or 3 Full Saturday educational  program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents who have behavioral issues, un-diagnosed emotional issues, ADHD, ODD, OCD, DMDD or have developed symptoms of mental illness (brain disorder) or have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
  • 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 diagnosed or un-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. 
  • NAMI Basics Curriculum
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Attendance for all three (3) classes are required.
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To pre-register or for more information,
please call and leave a message: 845-206-9892
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**Class can be arranged for Professionals to take NAMI Basics**

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