National Alliance on Mental Illness Berkshire County is now registering participants for Family-to-Family Education classes starting in January.
Family-to-Family is a free 12-week course about illnesses of the brain such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, bi-polar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.
It is designed primarily for family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with these illnesses.
Up-to-date information about diagnosis, medications, treatment options, crisis planning, accessing services, self-care, coping skills and the power of advocacy will be covered by trained volunteers.
All instruction and course materials are provided without cost to participants.
To sign up or find out more, contact Susan Kerr, executive director at the NAMIBC office, (413) 443-1666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.