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NAMI Family to Family Education Class

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Medical Center of Trinity-Behavioral Health

5637 Marine Parkway

New Port Richey, FL 34652

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NAMI Pasco will be holding the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Education Program from September 5- November 21, 2019. This 12-week educational program is offered free of charge, and is structured to help family members, partners and friends understand and support individuals with serious mental health conditions. This course includes:

• Current information about major mental illnesses, dual-diagnosis, and concurrent disorders
• Up-to-date information about treatment, including medications and side effects, and strategies for medication adherence
• Current research on the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery
• Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective, lived experience of a person with mental illness
• Learning in special workshops for problem solving, listening, and communication techniques
• Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse
• Focusing on care for the caregiver: coping with worry, stress, and emotional overload
• Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community


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Medical Center of Trinity-Behavioral Health

5637 Marine Parkway

New Port Richey, FL 34652

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