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NAMI course begins Feb. 24 in Gloucester

Family-to-Family, a 10-session education program for people who have a family member with mental illness, is being offered locally by the Mid-Tidewater affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness beginning on Feb. 24.

Classes will be at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Peer Resource Center, 7603 Hospital Drive, Gloucester.

Established over 20 years ago, Family-to-Family has helped more than 300,000 family members of people living with mental illness, said a press release. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has added Family-to-Family to the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. This free course for family members is taught by other family members who have received intensive training for its presentation.

While there is no charge, registration is required. To register or for more information, call 804-684-1480 (leave a message) or email ...

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