Program posted by: The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County
Posted on: December 28, 2012
For People Who Love Someone with a serious mental illness.
Saturdays beginning Jan 5th ending March 23rd
Spaces are limited so call or email to reserve your seat today
topics include :
current information about schizophrenia,major depression,bipolar disorder(manic depression) panic disorder,obsessive-compulsive disorder,borderline personality disorder,and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder
Up to date information about medication,side effects, and strategies for medication adherence.
Current researvh related to the biolology of brain disorders and the evidence based most effective treatments to promote recovery.
Gaining empathy by understanding the subjective,lived expierience of a person with mental illness.
Learning in special workshops for problem solving,listening, and communication techniques
Acquiring strategies for handling crises and relapse
Focusing on care for the caregiver:coping with worry,stress, and emotional overload
Guidance on locating appropriate supports amd services within the community
Information on advocacy initiatives designed to improve and expand services.
JOin the thousands of familles just like yours who have gained information.insight,understanding,and empowerment
Call 503-344-5050 or email@example.com