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NAMI Basics

In News, Parents and Caregivers of a Child with Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, your family, and your child. Fall Dates Coming Soon! Sign Up on Our Class Waitlist What You Should Expect Online class offered over GoToMeeting. Meets for six sessions, two hours each, free of charge. …

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Family to Family

In Family Members of an Adult with a Mental Illness, Programs by NAMI Wood County

Fall Dates Coming Soon! Sign Up on Our Class Waitlist NAMI Family-to-Family is an educational course for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. What You Should Expect Meets for eight sessions, free of charge. Designed for loved ones (over age 18) of individuals living with a mental illness. Taught by trained family members of individuals …

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Mental Health First Aid

In All Community Members, Programs by NAMI Wood County

Fall Dates Coming Soon! Sign Up on Our Waitlist You are more likely to encounter someone — a friend, family member, coworker, neighbor, or member of the community — in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and …

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CIT

In All Community Members, Programs by NAMI Wood County

What is CIT? CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness. Community partnerships are the key to a successful CIT program. Only …

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NAMI FaithNet

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What is FaithNet? NAMI FaithNet is a network of NAMI members and friends dedicated to promoting caring faith communities and promoting the role of faith in recovery for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Faith and spirituality are essential elements of healing and recovery from any serious medical illness, including mental illness. 60% of people in emotional distress turn …