2017 Spring Basics for Parents Class – *Starts April 25* in Park Ridge - NAMI CCNS - Chicagoland Mental Health

2017 Spring Basics for Parents Class – *Starts April 25* in Park Ridge

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Do You Have a Child
with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties?

NAMI Basics for Parents Class provides Education and Support for You, Your Family, and Your Child

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

Classes include:

Understanding the illnesses that are causing the behavioral difficulties
The biology of mental illness; getting an accurate diagnosis—, anxiety disorders, depression, ADD, ODD, OCD, childhood bipolar disorder, and others
Tools for the toolbox – communication skills, problem solving, crisis preparation, handling challenging behaviors, and the impact on family members
Record keeping and dealing with the systems your child is involved in school, mental health, and juvenile justice
Taught by trained teachers who are also the parents of children with emotional or behavioral difficulties

Offered Spring 2017– Park Ridge

Messiah Lutheran Church, Park Ridge
1605 Vernon Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068

Tuesday evenings, 6:30—9:00 pm, April 25 – May 30

Call 847-716-2252 for info and to register. 
Commitment to attend the entire six-week course is required.

Participant Perspectives – “This is such a great step-by-step program that walks parents every step of the way. It is as if you are holding their hand through it all.”
“NAMI Basics bridges the gap. It provides help that can’t be found in a doctor’s office.”

Sponsored by NAMI Cook County North Suburban
Visit www.namiccns.org


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2017 namiccns basics spring full revised 2017 Spring Basics for Parents Class – *Starts April 25* in Park Ridge