NAMI Fox Valley offers free classes throughout the year for family members and loved ones of those living with mental-health conditions. Classes are taught by trained mentors who have been there. In NAMI Fox Valley's family education programs, family is viewed from a broad perspective to include parents, siblings, spouses, sons and daughters, partners and significant others. The classes are designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one with a mental health condition while maintaining their own well-being. Family to Family is for family members of adults living with mental-health conditions, and NAMI Basics is for family members of adolescents living with mental-health conditions.
For family members, partners, parents and friends of adults living with mental health conditions
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.
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For parents and caregivers of children experiencing signs of behavioral or mental health concerns
If you have a child or teen displaying signs of a mental health or behavioral concern, or if you already have a diagnosis, this is the best first step you can take. This free, 6-week class is led by a team of parents who have been through what you are facing.