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.