NAMI Basics is a free, six week course for parents and caregivers who have a child 17 years or younger affected by a brain disorder.
Diagnoses discussed in the class include: childhood onset of bipolar disorder, childhood onset of schizophrenia, depression, ADD, ADHD, anxiety disorders, OCD and eating disorders.
Trained family members, who have firsthand experience with the rewards and challenges of raising children with brain disorders, discuss the following topics:
- It’s not your fault
- Mental illnesses are brain disorders
- Getting an accurate diagnosis
- An overview of treatment options
- Impact on family members
- Navigating the system for your child, (school, mental health)
Naperville: April 9th through May 14, Tuesdays 7:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Linden Oaks Output Center
1335 North Mill Street
Naperville, IL 60563
Class space is limited! These classes fills quickly. To register for this class, click on the link: NAMI DuPage Website or call NAMI DuPage at (630) 752-0066 to register.
More information on the NAMI Basics course