National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Whatcom County
will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Program specifically
for the families of a person diagnosed with serious mental
illness. The 12-week course will start in Bellingham on
Tuesday, September 11 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The course will cover information about schizophrenia, the mood disorders (bipolar disorder and major depression), panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder; coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse; basic information about medications; listening and communication techniques; problem-solving skills; recovery and rehabilitation; and self-care around worry and stress.
The class is free. For more information or to register, call Dard or Terry Price at 371-0284 or the NAMI office at 671-4950...