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**New Start Date** – 2016 Spring NAMI Basics for Parents Class

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Do You Have a Child
with Mental Health Issues?

NAMI Basics for Parents Class provides Education and Support for You, Your Family, and Your Child with Mental Health Issues

FREE, seven-week course offered for parents/caregivers of school age children and adolescents with mental health issues.

Classes include:
Introduction – it’s not your fault; these mental health issues are
brain disorders
The biology of mental illness; getting an accurate diagnosis —, anxiety disorders, depression, ADD, ODD, OCD, childhood bipolar disorder, and others
Treatment works – an overview of treatment options
Tools for the toolbox – communication skills, problem solving, crisis preparation and response, handling challenging behaviors, relapse planning, and impact on family members
Record keeping and dealing with the systems your child is involved in – school, mental health,and juvenile justice

Offered Spring 2016

Saturday Mornings, 9:00—11:30 am, April 16th through
May 21st, at the Chicago Behavioral Hospital,

555 Wilson Lane, Des Plaines.
Call 847-716-2252 for info and to register. 

Commitment to attend the entire seven-week course is required.

Sponsored by NAMI Cook County North Suburban 847-716-2252 Visit www.namiccns.org

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