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DO YOU KNOW YOUR NAMI?

NAMI KNOX LICKING COUNTY PROGRAMS: Helping you put the pieces of mental illness together through education and support. "Better together."

NAMI education, support, and advocacy offers many possibilities. We offer the evidenced-based Family to Family Education Program, Peer Support, two Family Support groups, and more.

NEXT 12-week FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS COMING SOON!


Enrollment is open now for classes to begin in the Spring - 2019. Classes will be offered at two locations - in Newark, OH and Mount Vernon, OH. TIME AND DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED. WATCH FOR DETAILS!


CLASS IS FREE! CURRICULUM MATERIALS PROVIDED - REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call 740-397-3088 or E-mail namiklcohio@embarqmail to enroll. Be sure to designate which location you prefer.

NAMI OFFICE - 15 E. VINE STREET FRONT, MOUNT VERNON, OH 43050

THE MAIN PLACE, 112 S. THIRD STREET, NEWARK, OH 43055

ABOUT FAMILY TO FAMILY: The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a FREE 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals having a mental illness.The Course teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.

     *  Attend with other family members just like you in a confidential setting.
     *  Gain insight into how mental illness affects your relative.
     *  Take an eye-opening look inside some of today's current brain research related to mental illness.
     *  Learn how families can become advocates for better treatments for their relatives.
     *  Learn about the medication issues involved in mental illness and the latest treatment options.
     *  Learn to cope with worry and stress; learn to focus on care for you as well as your loved ones.

The class meets for 12 weeks. It is offered free of charge and is taught by trained NAMI family members who have relatives with mental illness. It follows a structured format covering issues frequently faced by families dealing with mental illness.Preregistration is necessary.

ENROLL NOW  - in addition to family, this class is appropriate for teachers, professionals, friends or anyone who wants to learn more about mental illness its behaviors and concerns. 



NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS:

Currently a PEER support group meets EVERY Thursday  at the Gay Street United Methodist Church, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The group is composed of individuals with a mental illness and supporting family members. It is informal, confidential, bonding and fun. No enrollment necessary -- group is open. Call 740-397-3088 for information


A FAMILY MEMBER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS IN MOUNT VERNON, OH,  Second Tuesday/month, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.,  at Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Call 740-397-3088 for info.

A FAMILY MEMBER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS IN NEWARK, OH,  Second Thursday, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at The Main Place, 112 S. Third Street, Newark. No registration call 740-397-3088 for info.


Our NAMI also provides speakers and programs on subjects pertaining to mental illness for industry, organization, schools or other groups.


"Volunteers are not worthless because they are unpaid, they are not paid because they are priceless!" - Anonymous


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