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NAMI Family to Family Education Program

Described by past participants as life changing, the NAMI Family-to-Family is an 8-session education program for family, friends and significant others of adults with mental health concerns. There is no fee to attend and all course materials are provided at no cost to you.

The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one with a mental health concerns while maintaining their own well-being.

The NAMI Family-to-Family course is taught by trained family members who have a loved one with a mental health concerns. NAMI Family-to-Family is an evidence-based program. For information on the research base for the program, visit

Topics include:

  • Understanding mental health concerns and preparing for crisis
  • Getting a diagnosis
  • An overview of depressive disorders, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders, bipolar disorder, anxiety and other mental health concerns
  • Treatment options for mental health concerns
  • The biology of the brain, medications and side effects
  • Listening and communication techniques
  • Problem solving and limit setting
  • Understanding what it’s like to have a mental health concern
  • Recovery and rehabilitation as they relate to mental health concerns
  • Moving forward and self-care

Read more about the program here:
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course (

Dates:   Saturday, February 3, 2024 – Saturday, March 23 ,2024
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
In person – CMHA BHN (Brant site) 44 King Street,
Upstairs Boardroom, Suite 205, Brantford OR Virtually by Zoom

Contact : Lisa Mackay
By email:
By telephone:  519-752-2998, ext. 103

Register now. Limited space available
Registration deadline: January 26, 2024

Download flyer here NAMI-Family-to-Family-Education-Program-February-2024


Mar 23 2024


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