NAMI Basics – for families of children and adolescents

NAMI AOP offers its FREE 6 session course NAMI Basics, to families of children and adolescents (under 18) who are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.   

You'll learn:

  • Managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively
  • Developing the confidence and stamina to support your child with compassion
  • How to take care of yourself and handle stress
  • Advocating for your child's rights at school and in health care settings
  • Learning about current treatments, medications, and side effects
  • Gaining an overview of the public mental health care, school, and juvenile justice systems
  • Understanding the challenges and impact of mental health conditions on your entire family
  • Pre-registration necessary. Call Phyllis Mays, 864-944-1121.