NAMI Basics Classes
A Grateful and Enlightened Parent Writes:
As a single mother who is working two jobs to make sure my children get their needs met,I never thought about when my son acts out, he was showing signs of a mental illness. I thought it was rebellion.
When I attended the class with Dr. Bob and Mary, that is when I actually started learning about mental illness. And I have been learning ever since that first day in class. Thank goodness NAMI was in existence and someone told me about it. Without it, I would still be thinking my son was just “acting out”.
ABOUT NAMI BASICS CLASSES: Learn the fundamentals of caring for you, your family, and your child with mental illness and behavioral issues. Taught by parents who have lived similar experiences, Basics provides learning and practical insight for families including: Trauma of mental illness for the child and family.
Learn more about the biology of mental illness and getting an accurate diagnosis. Gain an overview of systems involved in caring for children and teens. Discover communication tips for a more peaceful home. Get the latest medical research on mental illness and treatment advances with overview of treatment options.
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