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 NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program: Next 12 Week Class Starts January 2018

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NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition. NAMI Family-to-Family is taught by NAMI-trained family members who have been there, and includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

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What You’ll Gain

NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.

The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you’ll learn about:

  • How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively
  • Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
  • Developing the confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion
  • Finding and using local supports and services
  • Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
  • Current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects
  • The impact of mental illness on the entire family

What People Are Saying

“Before I took the course, I felt alone and overwhelmed dealing with my daughter’s mental illness. By taking this course, I have met others who are going through the same things I am and have learned about many resources that I never knew existed.”

“I thought my wife and I knew just about everything there is to know about the system and the illness. Boy, were we wrong. Without a doubt, this is the best support course I have had the privilege of taking part in, bar none.”

“This course overall was the single most, without a doubt, helpful and informative thing ever offered in all my years searching for answers…. It has helped me to understand better and communicate more effectively with my brother.”

“The course has helped me to realize that my son is still inside the body that is often times hidden by the mental illness, and that I am not alone in this.” 

Easy Class Registration

To participate in our next class*, or any of our upcoming NAMI Family-to-Family classes, please complete this online application. Classes sizes are limited, and participation priority is set by your application date. If you prefer to apply offline, make a paper copy of our printable application complete all sections, and return it to:

Sylvia Gil, Education Coordinator,
NAMI Glendale
1540 East Colorado Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91205

*Dates, times, and the location of the January class will be announced shortly.

For more information, contact Sylvia by email at or by phone at 323-351-0999.

If you attend one of our weekly NAMI Family Support Group sessions, you will be almost guaranteed to find multiple graduates of NAMI Family-to-Family who would gladly share with you the difference this class has made for them.


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