By Melissa Ford
Submitted by Kimberly Knake
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Metro Suburban Chapter, will offer two Family-to-Family Education Programs, a 12-week course for families of adult loved ones diagnosed with serious mental illness.
When/Where: The classes are held at First Presbyterian Church in River Forest on Tuesday evenings, January 8- March 26, from 7:00 to 9:30 pm and at a Proviso location, Wednesday evenings, January 23-April 10 from 7:00 to 9:30pm.
Free Admission: These courses are free of charge and are taught by trained family members who have lived the experience.
Course Topics: Include the major mental illnesses, treatments and medications, services available, communication and coping strategies. Classes fill up quickly.
To Register Call: NAMI at 708 524 2582 to register or visit www.namimetsub.org for more information.