Mental illness alliance offers course for family members

Mental illness alliance offers course for family members

CHAMPAIGN — If you're living with a mentally ill family member, you're invited to take a free 13-week class provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

The Family-to-Family program for caregivers of mentally ill family members will begin Sept. 4, with classes held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the clubhouse at 31 W. Colony West Drive, Champaign.

Donna Mayer, one of the instructors, said some of what the classes will include will be the latest research on mental illness, medications, how to handle a crisis and support.

Seating is limited, so people planning to attend must register. To sign up, call her at 234-7616.

Sections (3):News, Local, Living
Categories (4):News, Miscellaneous, People, Health

Comments embraces discussion of both community and world issues. We welcome you to contribute your ideas, opinions and comments, but we ask that you avoid personal attacks, vulgarity and hate speech. We reserve the right to remove any comment at our discretion, and we will block repeat offenders' accounts. To post comments, you must first be a registered user, and your username will appear with any comment you post. Happy posting.

Login or register to post comments

EL YATIRI wrote on August 25, 2012 at 11:08 am
Profile Picture

NAMI is just a front for the pharmaceutical industry which bankrolls most of NAMI to push their toxic, ineffective, and very expensive drugs.