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Wednesday, 09 February 2011 20:03

Get the latest information on coping with mental illness

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NAMI Family-to-Family Education, a free, 12-session program for relatives and friends of people diagnosed with a mental illness, will be offered from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting March 8 in Franklin.

Sponsored by NAMI Appalachian South, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the course provides up-to-date information about bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, clinical depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental illnesses.

Trained family members teach the course, which balances education and skills training with self-care, emotional support and empowerment.

Confidentiality is maintained.

Ann at 828.369.7385, Debbie at 912.481.2339, or Carl 706.746.5139.

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