The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is planning to conduct a free 12-week course to educate family members, partners and friends of individuals with a mental illness.
The class is structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being.
The workshops focus on illnesses such as major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders.
The course is scheduled to begin March 3 at the Sharwell Building, 200 East St. Call Sondra at 368-2921 to register and for more information. Registration deadline is Feb. 12.
Classes are limited to 25 people and will be held from 6:15 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning March 3.