ARLINGTON, Va., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is pleased to announce that the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program has been added to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).
In the review, the program was independently assessed and rated for quality of research and readiness for dissemination.
"NAMI is proud to be included in the registry," said NAMIExecutive Director Michael J. Fitzpatrick .
"It is an affirmation of one of NAMI's signature education programs, established over 20 years ago, which to date has already helped more than 300,000 family members of people living withmental illness.
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-session course taught by other family members who have received intensive training for its presentation. Instruction and course materials are provided free to class participants.
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