Is someone you love struggling with a serious mental illness? Family-to-Family education is here to help you develop coping and problem-solving abilities to thrive in the midst of mental illness. Taught by trained facilitators who have real-life experience, the course includes presentations, extensive discussion, and interactive exercises to foster skills to help you understand, survive, and plan a future for yourself and your loved one.
This is an 8-week course where you will be equipped to handle the everyday obstacles of caring for an individual with mental illness. We walk through the biological reality of mental illness, problem-solving skills, empathy, communication techniques, boundaries, building a crisis plan, and how to plan for the future. A commitment to attend all classes is mandatory for graduation.