Education 

Family-to-Family

NAMI Philadelphia offers free educational opportunities for individuals living with mental illness and their families and loved ones Family-to-Family :

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life-changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness. 

Register NOW for the Spring 2018 Classes! Starting March 5th and running every Monday Evening until May 21st from 6:00-8:30pm at the NAMI Philadelphia Office!

NAMI Philadelphia offers Family-to-Family a free 12 session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved ones living with mental illness. Register below to be apart of Family to Family!

ENDING THE SILENCE

 "Ending the Silence," and is a FREE presentation that NAMI offers to middle and high school students around erasing the stigma of mental illness, reaching out for help, advocating for their friends and for themselves and teaching them that they are not alone and that help is available to them. We really believe that by having conversations like this one at the middle and high school level, we can work together on shattering the stigma around asking for help, and encouraging students to pay more attention to their own hearts and minds, as well as the hearts and minds of their peers.

This presentation is done by a team of 2 people, one being a young person who shares their story of their own mental health journey. This is such a powerful and compelling experience for the students because they get to hear from people who they actually may be able to relate to!

If you have any further questions or if you feel that your students could benefit from this free program and would like to schedule a time for us to bring “Ending the Silence” to your school/program.organization, feel free to send an email to our ETS Coordinator at, NAMIBeccaLaneETS@gmail.com

Register for the Spring 2018 Family to Family Course

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