Archive for Saturday, December 5, 2009

Course to educate on mental illnesses

December 5, 2009


A program to provide free education for the families, friends and caregivers of those dealing with serious mental illness will start up again next month.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Family to Family course will run 12 weeks, beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, and continuing each following Thursday.

The program, now in its sixth year, provides a workshop setting for information on major mental illnesses, strategies for handling crisis situations and coping skills.

Those interested can contact instructors Vickie and Alan Miller at 785-594-6648.


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