Basics is a 6 class program offered for any parent or caregiver of a child or adolescent living with mental illness. The program is taught by trained parents who have had similar experiences with their own children.

 

NAMI Basics covers:

  • Managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively

  • How to take care of yourself and handle stress

  • Developing the confidence and stamina to support your child with compassion

  • Advocating for your child’s rights at school and in health care settings

  • Learning about current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, 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

  

  

All of our education programs require registration prior to class participation. For more information or to register:

  

Call 517-484-3404 or

Email info@namilansing.org 

Next Class starts Thursday, January 9th, 2020. Specific date will be determined in the near future.