Join us for our upcoming NAMI Family & Friends Seminar May 7th at Mat-Su Health Foundation!
Join us on Saturday May 7th from 9:30 AM to 11 AM at Mat-Su Health Foundation for our next NAMI Family & Friends Seminar!
NAMI Family & Friends is a seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. The seminar is led by trained people with lived experience of supporting a family member with a mental health condition. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
The presenters will guide you through the following topics:
-Understanding diagnoses, treatment and recovery
-Effective communication strategies
-The importance of self-care
-Crisis preparation strategies
-NAMI and community resources
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
“Hearing personal experiences and how relatable my experiences are to them was very helpful. Hearing specific strategies to communicate and specific traits that people with mental illness have.”
“I have a better understanding of how mental illness impacts the person affected…it was nice to hear the stories of the instructors and their paths. The [companion Ebook] handbook given has a lot of helpful information which I did not know about.”
This course is free of charge to participants and open to the community. Pre-registration is recommended and you can register by going to:
If you have any questions, reach out to us by phone at (907) 272-0227 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!