Education and Programs
NAMI Philadelphia, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program for the Spring, beginning Monday March 4th 2019 and going until Monday May 20th, 2019. It will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00pm-8:30pm at NAMI Philadelphia.
NAMI Philadelphia offers free educational opportunities for individuals living with mental illness and their families and loved ones.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life-changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.