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. 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. 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.